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New Zealand’s Associate Environment Minister, Eugenie Sage, has announced the government is investing in a new plant to create New Zealand’s first 100 per cent recycled plastic food packaging range as part of the wider plan to tackle the plastic pollution challenge.
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Recent deaths in the waste industry in Australia have prompted a Safety Summit to be held in NSW in a bid to avoid more deaths.
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A Recycle Right campaign has been launched in Canberra to encourage residents to create new recycling habits.
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ASPIRE (Advisory System for Processing, Innovation and Resource Exchange) is scaling its operations nationally to improve the management of the 67 million tonnes of waste generated in Australia each year.
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A study conducted by UK-based consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft identified Australia among several countries that are disproportionately responsible for the highest levels of waste generation.
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EPA Victoria has withdrawn a notice from July 10, which banned SKM Services from accepting recyclable material its Laverton North site. On July 13, the EPA announced it had lifted the ban, which allowed SKM to resume receiving household recyclables collected by councils. The ban came with backlash from SKM Services as a spokesperson said …
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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.
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.