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The NSW EPA has released an Action Plan to tackle illegal dumping at charity bins and shopfronts to improve support given to the state’s charitable recyclers.
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The UK government is tackling the impact of particulate and plastic pollution from brakes, tyres and road wear.
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An SKM Services representative has expressed disappointment after claiming the EPA Victoria did not give it enough notice prior to restricting recyclable waste materials from entering its Laverton North site.
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The Western Australian Waste Authority has appointed five new members for three-year terms, which Environment Minister Stephen Dawson said reaffirmed the state’s focus on waste management.
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The Federal Court of Australia has determined biodegradable and compostable products made by Woolworths’ were not false or misleading – a concern raised by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
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More shipments of waste are coming back to Australia after Indonesian officials announced 210 tonnes of waste will be shipped back due to contamination.
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South Australia is set to be the first state in Australia to ban multiple single-use plastic items such as plastic straws, cutlery, and stirrers.
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The Victorian government has released an issues paper on the Circular Economy Policy for public comment.
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A Sunshine Coast-based company is collecting used shampoo containers to make prosthetic arms for children, which has the Queensland government urging more businesses to support the reuse of products.
The Australian Federal government is investigating shipments of waste that are potentially contaminated and have been turned away by countries such as Malaysia and Indonesia.