Sustainability Victoria CEO moves on to lead Solar Victoria

In May of this year, Sustainability Victoria (SV) announced that its CEO, Stan Krpan, had resigned to take up a new role as the inaugural CEO of the newly established Solar Victoria. In August 2018, Krpan led the establishment of Solar Victoria as a dedicated business unit under SV. Solar Victoria moves to become a …
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Report on Victoria’s waste management system found key agencies failed to manage the sector

A report on Victoria’s waste management system has been released and found that several key agencies in the state have failed to effectively manage the sector, which is what led to “significant amounts of recyclables ending up in landfill and increased stockpiling posing unacceptable risks to public health and the environment”.

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Waste industry representatives say waste should be valued, not dumped

In a country that generated 67Mt of waste in the span of a year, there is an appetite for change to the way consumers, manufacturers and all levels of government view waste. The message is clear from waste industry associations and waste management companies – give waste value. Commodities such as sports equipment, construction equipment …
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National study gives detailed breakdown of food waste in Australia  

A national food waste project has found that in 2016-17, Australia produced 7.3 million tonnes of food waste across the supply and consumption chain. Of this, 2.5 million (34 per cent) was created in homes, 2.3m tonnes (31 per cent) was created in primary production and 1.8m tonnes (25 per cent) was produced in the …
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