SUEZ Australia & New Zealand has announced it has taken a 20 per cent equity stake in online surplus food marketplace Yume Food as part of an investment in the circular economy.
Nominations are still open for those wanting to enter the Waste Innovation & Recycling Awards, which will culminate in an event held on the 27th October in Melbourne.
A collaboration between OzHarvest and the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) is encouraging national action to halve food waste by 2030 in Australia.
Cleanaway is expanding its presence in the construction and demolition (C&D) waste market as rising waste levies drive investment in resource recovery and diversion of waste from landfill.
The Australian and New South Wales Governments have announced 22 new recycling projects across metropolitan and regional NSW as part of a $600 million national rollout of recycling infrastructure.
A few months ago, with my colleague Dimitris, we wrote an article that bin colour matters. The key point of the article was that green bodied garbage bins (MGB’s) could only contain 35 per cent recycled content HDPE making up the body of the bin. Black bodied bins could contain 80 per cent recycled content.
BlockTexx, Australia’s first textile recycling facility, which will divert around 4,000 tonnes of textiles from landfill in its first year, is underway.
Nowra is to become home to a large-scale waste to energy biogas plant. The upcoming project is a joint venture between Innovating Energy, Botres Global and biogas tank manufacturer Schumann Tanks.