Remondis Australia has signed a multi-million dollar contract with leading solutions provider Jacobs to support design and environmental aspects of its proposed $400 million Energy From Waste facility.
AS with a lot of people, having a career in the waste industry wasn’t originally in Maya Deacock’s plans when setting out her career path. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree from the University of New South Wales, Deacock said that even though as a kid she had an ecological bent, the waste industry wasn’t really on her radar.
Western Australia has 765 million less containers in landfill due to the State’s container deposit scheme, according to premier Mark McGowan.
Geofabrics Australasia, a supplier of geosynthetic products, has announced the acquisition of Plascorp Holdings.
In what environmental watchdog group the Boomerang Alliance has called a “shocking exercise of corporate irresponsibility”, BIG W has continued to sell what the Alliance alleges are banned single-use plastics in Queensland. Boomerang has accused the giant retailer of green-washing “previous one-off items as ‘’reusable’’, when the clear intent of the law is to remove them from supermarket shelves – to be replaced with genuinely reusable items,” said Boomerang Alliance campaign manager Tony Hutcheon.
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Researchers have developed a clean and cost-effective way to upcycle used plastic, transforming it into nanomaterials and high-quality fuel.
Queensland Recycling Technologies (QRT), a joint venture between Alceon Qld and Brisbane Recycling Consortium (BRC), has purchased the recycling business assets of a “prominent private company” based in Eagle Farm with a view to create a state of the art recycling and resource recovery processing plant on Brisbane CBD’s doorstep.
Queensland’s youngest citizens will help lead the charge against organic waste with $500,000 in funding from the Queensland Government to help state schools tackle food and garden rubbish generated in the schoolyard.