Fuel tax credits: how much money can you get back?

Whether your contracts are for the inner city, suburbia or regional Australia, keeping a fleet of garbage trucks on the go is a costly exercise. And being a vehicle that takes its toll on the road, these trucks pay their fair share of road tax via the excise on fuel. Yet, these vehicles spend plenty of time off-road – at landfills and MRFs – offloading the contents of their bins.
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Shocking introduction leads to great career choice

AS with a lot of people, having a career in the waste industry wasn’t originally in Maya Deacock’s plans when setting out her career path. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree from the University of New South Wales, Deacock said that even though as a kid she had an ecological bent, the waste industry wasn’t really on her radar.

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Big W hits back at Boomerang Alliance accusation

In what environmental watchdog group the Boomerang Alliance has called a “shocking exercise of corporate irresponsibility”, BIG W has continued to sell what the Alliance alleges are banned single-use plastics in Queensland. Boomerang has accused the giant retailer of green-washing “previous one-off items as ‘’reusable’’, when the clear intent of the law is to remove them from supermarket shelves – to be replaced with genuinely reusable items,” said Boomerang Alliance campaign manager Tony Hutcheon.

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Veolia’s Kirkman: “more recycling” needed to prevent climate change

Veolia has set out a road map to ecological transformation and says it fully endorses the NSW Government’s announcement to halve carbon emissions by 2030, calling the move necessary, progressive and achievable, if the right policy drivers and system changes are put in place to underpin the ambition, according to CEO Richard Kirkman.

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