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Monash University research has found that an increasing number of consumers are prepared to pay more for products that use sustainable or recycled materials, with more than 50 per cent indicating it’s important that products are fully made from recycled materials.
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A coastal NSW council has created a litter clean-up program, which has seen more than 140,000 volunteers collect more than 13 million items of marine debris.
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Research into Australia’s first sustainable food city south of Brisbane is underway to help create a digitally-enabled community compost system and small-scale food production businesses.
NSW plastic exports shifted significantly to Malaysia and the Philippines in 2018 as a response to the China National Sword … Latest News, News, Victoria
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Final preparations are taking place to educate the community and increase awareness of the e-waste landfill ban, which begins in Victoria on July 1.
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The Victorian EPA’s decision to strengthen the management of prescribed industrial waste (PIW) with a compulsory fully electronic tracking system has been welcomed, but not without concern over the potential lack of preparedness by industry.
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Single-use plastic items have been banned at events across Darebin as the city’s council adopted a Single-use Plastic Free Events Policy to rid events of disposable items.
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After two years of research, a Monash University and Integrated Recycling project has come to fruition with railway sleepers made from recycled plastic lining tracks in Victoria.
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A survey conducted by global research company Ipsos revealed that Australia’s participation rate in the Plastic Free July challenge in 2018 exceeded the global figure, which saw 120 million take part. Read more
In a country where people are “naturally distrustful” about how waste is managed, there is positive change needed to move …