A need for additional space and a desire to separate its mild and stainless steel operations encouraged JC Butko Engineering to build a new factory dedicated to mild steel production.
A national competition has been won with an idea to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by using and reusing mining waste.
A recent study, Community Attitudes to Waste and Recycling by Pact Group, revealed that 81 per cent of Australians are not confident they recycle everything effectively.
A push towards new jobs in a circular economy is a key driver behind new research on the use of recycled materials in roads and footpaths.
The office of the Minister for the Environment Susan Ley has told Inside Waste that, for the WAAR industry, the $1.5 billion funds for the manufacturing sector are additional to the $191 million Recycling Monetisation Fund (RMF) allocated in July.
Five new high-speed container refund points running in conjunction with Western Australia’s new Container Deposit Scheme – Containers for Change has been launched by TOMRA Collection Services. The scheme is expected to generate approximately 500 new jobs to Western Australia.
The country’s two largest domestic battery suppliers Duracell and Energizer have committed to the industry led Australian Battery Stewardship Scheme.
The NSW Government is investing $10 million to divert solar panels at the end of their life away from landfill and into recycling.
Ahead of the country’s election this month, the New Zealand government has detailed its action plan on waste and recycling.