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Running kerbside recycling outside of council, with external operators, is one way that Australia could improve its recycling system, according to Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) CEO Pete Shmigel.
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The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) launched the Food Services Packaging Sustainability Guidelines at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE) expo on Thursday.
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Until now, the Federal government has had little focus on the waste industry but this is changing, according to Australia’s Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environment Management Trevor Evans.
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The Federal government has commenced a once in a decade review of Australia’s environmental law, led by Professor Graeme Samuel.
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An inquiry into Australia’s waste management and recycling industries has commenced by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources.
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The government of Western Australia is seeking feedback on improving environmental legislation in the state.
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In Victoria where the landfill levy is significantly lower than in others jurisdictions, industry experts are pushing for a price hike.
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A six-bin system is one option that Victoria could implement to improve resource recovery in the state, according to a preliminary report handed to the Victorian government by Infrastructure Victoria.
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Council staff hope that Queensland’s waste levy won’t be canned again as they anticipate the levy will help grow investment in resource recovery over time.
The NSW EPA has announced it does not intend to allow Mixed Waste Organic Outputs (MWOO) to be used as a soil amendment on agricultural, mining rehabilitation or forestry land.