Study shows less food wasted during COVID-19 shutdown

Households are wasting less food in the COVID-19 shutdown and these good habits are set to continue, according to a new study Love Food Hate Waste by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. The social research also showed 86 per cent of people are glad to live in a country like Australia that …
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Revised product stewardship legislation calls on brands to step-up

Proposed changes to product stewardship legislation are being released today in the first round of grants from the federal government’s new $20 million Product Stewardship Investment Fund. It is designed to ensure manufacturers, retailers and industry groups take greater responsibility for the entire lifecycle of the products they produce and sell.

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WARR industry applauds government injection of serious funds

The reaction to the creation of the Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) from the heads of the WARR associations that lobby the government have ranged from ‘pleasing’, to a ‘massive milestone,’ and ‘fantastic’. WMMR president Garth Lamb told Inside Waste that he was aware that a significant contribution was coming following earlier comments from assistant minister …
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