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The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) and Bioenergy Australia have unveiled the first in a series of energy from waste (EfW) fact sheets, aimed at helping community, the media, and politicians navigate an emerging but complex waste management area.
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SKM Recycling will stop receiving recyclables, which will affect 33 Melbourne councils it holds contracts with as well as other recycling service providers.
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An Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS)-led study of seabirds that had ingested plastic debris has revealed a range of non-lethal impacts on their health and physiology.
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The Australian recycling industry is in the next stage of developing a voluntary Recyclers’ Accreditation Program (RAP) through the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR).
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A new study from Deakin University indicates that microplastics could be affecting drinking water supplies.
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Public awareness of the benefits of EfW facilities is too low in Australia, according to CSIRO’s Daniel Roberts.
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The Northern Territory government is developing a plan to improve its Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) in order to enhance data collection and to make it more accessible to regional communities.
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This story was contributed by Val Southam – the CEO of Keep Australia Beautiful.
First launched in 1979, Do the Right Thing is an iconic Australian environmental campaign that was widely acclaimed as the most successful behavioural-changing campaign in Australian history.
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A new biodiesel facility has opened in Barnawartha, Victoria, which will supply low carbon renewable B5, B20 and B100 to south-east Australia.
The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR), acting on behalf of its members Global Renewables and Veolia, has called for action to clean up the pending “environmental mess” in NSW.