LGNSW backs recycled roads research

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. According to Local Government NSW (LGNSW) President Linda Scott, the LGNSW-funded research undertaken by Sydney University was designed to facilitate the same sort of home-grown approach to recycling and …

Fresh funds for WARR

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.

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Why our first battery recycling scheme matters

The country’s two largest domestic battery suppliers Duracell and Energizer have committed to the industry led Australian Battery Stewardship Scheme. The decision which has been described by the industry as representing “goodwill by all stakeholders” follows the Product Stewardship legislation introduced to the House in September. This places a greater emphasis on manufacturers and business …