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Malaysian Environment Minister, Yeo Bee Yin, has held off on a planned trip to Australia, as waste remains a contentious issue between the two nations.
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Concrete made using industrial waste from coal-fired power stations and steel manufacturing is being used in a green roads trial in Sydney, with the test comparing this material to traditional roading materials.
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The South Australia government will increase its solid waste levy from $100 per tonne to $140 per tonne in just over six months, which has some in the waste industry displeased as it gives businesses little time to respond.
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Single-use plastic bags will be banned across Victoria from November 1, 2019, the Victorian government announced on June 19. Read more
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Resilient resource recovery and creating a sustainable circular economy were among topics discussed at the Australian Local Government Association’s National General Assembly in Canberra.
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Environment and energy ministers have agreed to tackle global marine plastic pollution with the implementation of new framework, ahead of the G20 Osaka Summit in Japan.
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Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is stressing the importance of waste facilities improving their fire safety standards as FRNSW’s David Lewis said there are too many preventable fires in these facilities. He said there are a disproportional number of fires in waste facilities compared to other industries. “In between January 2017 and June 2019, there …
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More than $7 million in grants has been made available to businesses, councils and not-for-profits to support innovation in the waste industry.
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Scientists at Deakin University and the University of Sydney have conducted separate research projects to find new uses for waste by turning it into plastics with various uses.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is on a mission to help small to medium enterprises (SMEs) reduce their waste and increase recycling by providing free waste assessments.