The Tasmanian Government has revealed its preferred model for a container refund scheme, which would see a 10 cent refund on recycled drink containers and the government tendering for the collection network.
The Western Australian Government has ignited the 2021 Better Bins Plus: Go FOGO funding round for local governments to support the transition to three-bin FOGO kerbside collection services. The additional funding builds on the success of a similar funding round delivered in 2020.
Australia’s largest tyre recycler, Tyrecycle is anticipating a deep transformation of the management of rubber mining waste in Western Australia’s Pilbara region after has securing a $6.9 million grant to build a secure processing facility at Port Hedland in partnership with Kariyarra Aboriginal Corporation.
A joint investment of $70 million from Federal and State Governments is expected to drive a $174 million recycling boom in Western Australia.
In mid-March 2020, Impact Environmental the organisers of the Waste 2020 Conference faced a challenge: embrace technology quickly and develop webinars over a 14 week period in place of the face-to-face event.
After a break of almost four years, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) is relaunching the NSW Hunter Region Working Group. It has invited all financial WMRR members to participate.
The iconic Smarties brand is now using recyclable paper packaging for its confectionery products worldwide. It is the first global confectionery brand to switch to recyclable paper packaging, removing approximately 250 million plastic packs sold globally every year.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will deliver $3.9 million in funding to Renergi Pty Ltd (Renergi) for the development of the next phase of Renergi’s energy from waste technology in Collie, Western Australia.