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 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.
Former Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) senior executive Rayne de Gruchy AM PSM has taken over as Chair of the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) commencing her role yesterday.
The Australian Government recently launched the Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020 which introduces the export bans and refreshes the national EPR legislation. But this is just a beginning.
Mineral Processing Solutions (MPS) is now the official full line distributor of EvoQuip crushing, screening and conveying equipment.