The South Australian government will improve environmental outcomes and generate more than 200 ongoing waste industry jobs thanks to a new $12 million recycling transition package.
South Korean manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries LG Chem has formed a partnership with battery recycling company Envirostream to be its exclusive battery recycling partner in Australia.
Deakin researchers have found a new use for old glass – grinding it up as a substitute for sand to make a type of concrete commonly used in the construction industry.
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”.
Two waste industry associations have joined forces to host an event focussed on driving outcomes for the development of renewable biogas and hydrogen in Australia.
Victorian residents are being encouraged to enter the Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards as previous winners recognise the awards as helping them build better customer and community relationships.
A $5 million asphalt plant has been opened in Teralba, Lake Macquarie, to allow plastic bags, recycled glass and printer toner to be used in the construction of new roads in the area.