The Charitable Recycling Australia National Conference 2022 will be in Sydney at the Novotel Sydney Central on 17-18 October. It’s live and in person, because nothing beats an experiential face-to-face event.
PV Industries’ Circular Solar Trial has brought together a collaborative and industry-led approach to develop solar panel recycling and end-of-life solutions for the solar and lithium-ion battery economies.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Economics from Western Sydney University, it didn’t take Maria Juchkov long to realise that maybe finance and its peripheral line of work wasn’t for her. Instead, she dipped her toe in the world of retail, then decided to head to Macquarie University and complete a degree in sustainable development.
Woolworths in South Australia has launched locally made compostable bags for fruit and vegetables in 67 stores statewide. The switch has the potential to divert up to 70 tonnes of plastic waste from landfill each year, with customers now able to compost their Woolworths fruit and vegetable bags in their council-provided green bins for food and garden organics where available, or in their own household DIY compost.
REMONDIS has completed one of its biggest phases of acquisition activity since arriving in Australia 40 years ago, having secured numerous competitor sites and operations across the country.
Vanish Australia has announced its mission to divert 1 million clothing items from landfill over two years to help #MakeTextileWasteVanish. This is the equivalent of 200 tonnes of clothes or 25,000 washing machine loads of clothes, made possible with the help of a partnership with Upparel, leaders in textile upcycling in Australia.
Exchange for Change (EfC) has announced the new fixed pricing scheme per material type for supplier contributions that fund the Return and Earn NSW container deposit scheme, effective for six months for invoices issued from August 2022.
Waste industry stalwart Harry Wilson scooped the pool at the 2021 Waste Innovation and Recycling Awards last night. Read more
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, will tackle Australia’s plastic pollution problem, pledging to help Australia reduce 80 per cent of its plastic waste by the end of the decade. Read more