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The first truckloads of construction and demolition (C&D) waste will be removed from a waste stockpile in Lara this week, in a clean up that could take several years.
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A taskforce with representation from 15 organisations met for the first time on September 12 to help inform the next steps towards a single-use plastics ban in South Australia.
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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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CSIRO’s ON and the Menzies Foundation have awarded three Australian scientists with more than a quarter of a million dollars to commercialise their research ideas in food production, wastage and data transmission.
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A University of Queensland researcher is exploring the use of crushed waste glass as an alternative to sand for ground improvement during construction.
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The New Zealand government and 16 regional councils are leading a project that will identify the risks associated with current and closed landfills in the country.
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QUT’s research into turning sugarcane and cotton by-products into digestible animal feeds, feed supplements and high-value industrial chemicals has received a boost with funding of phase two of the Biorefineries for Profit project.
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The Tasmanian government is inviting the public to have their say on the draft Environmental Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2019, which contains a range of minor improvements proposed for Tasmania’s environmental legislation.
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A Sea Shepherd beach clean-up campaign in Northeast Arnhem Land led to seven tonnes of rubbish being collected.
In a country where Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities have not been widely adopted, building community trust is key. And this is best done with “grass roots” communication and plenty of cups of tea, according to Re.Group’s Garth Lamb. Lamb shared Re.Group’s involvement in an EfW project in NSW, at Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association …