Indonesia returns 100 containers of contaminated waste to Australia

Indonesia’s customs officials confirmed on Wednesday that 100 containers of contaminated waste will be shipped back to Australia. The containers make up a portion of the 547 containers that Indonesian officials have determined are contaminated by a variety of medical waste, or materials that could be explosive, inflammable, reactive, infectious or corrosive. Australia’s Assistant Minister …
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Albury council’s decade-long waste program close to goal of halving waste to landfill

In 2009, the Albury Waste Management Centre (AWMC) was bearing 100 per cent of the region’s local waste. Having the fourth largest landfill in NSW, the Albury City Council set out to change the way this waste was being processed, so it established a goal to halve the amount of waste going into the AWMC by 2020.
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Fine Food Australia panellists discuss steps to reducing food waste in a creative way

Buy smart, cook smart and think smart when purchasing food. That is the advice people in the hospitality industry gave at a talk on food waste at Fine Food Australia. The event, held at Sydney’s International Convention Centre in from September 9-12, is home to hundreds of food manufacturers, packaging suppliers and equipment distributers for …
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