With a business model that is inherently sustainable, CHEP helps its customers become part of the circular economy through the company’s principles of share and reuse, while also striving to minimise its own impact on the environment and contributing positively to the communities in which it operates in.
PepsiCo is focused on delivering sustainable long-term growth while leaving a positive imprint on society and the environment. The company does this through its global principle called Performance with Purpose, which positions PepsiCo for long-term success and ingraining sustainability into its daily business operations.
Townsville City Council’s public affairs team is officially Queensland’s PR Team of the Year, having received two awards – Best Government in-house PR team and Best Small Budget Campaign – at the Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (PRIA) Golden Target Awards.
The waste industry gathered at the Doltone House Parkview, Pyrmont, NSW on November 22 to honour leaders and innovators in the sector for Inside Waste’s inaugural 2018 Waste and Resource Recovery Excellence Awards.
On October 26, the NSW EPA released the Mixed Waste Organic Material (MWOO) – Regulatory Change, withdrawing the Resource Recovery Order and Exemption to end the application of processed organic material derived from residual municipal waste to land.
To date, the Tyre Stewardship R&D Fund has committed of over $3 million in support of project focused on new domestic uses for recycled end-of-life tyres. Now, Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) has moved to fund real-world demonstration of research validated projects that promise to consume substantial quantities of tyres.
Since 2014, Ramboll has provided consultancy services to Kwinana’s Waste-to-Energy project, which reached its financial close recently on October 17, 2018.
Community Correctional Services (CCS) have established a number of sustainability and recycling initiatives across Victoria, which both allow offenders to serve the community work element of their order, while also giving back to the community in a really meaningful way and benefiting the environment in the process.
With landfill levies in NSW at $141.20 per tonne, you would think that sorting of commercial waste would be more common than it is. Less than five per cent of the commercial and industrial (C&I) waste in NSW is put through a processing plant to recover the valuable materials. In other words, less than 120,000t of the 5.5 MT that is generated is put through a processing plant. There are no dedicated C&I sorting facilities in other States (and landfill levies are lower).
Recently, the NSW government introduced into Parliament a Bill to amend the Protection of the Environment Operations (POEO) Act, in order to substantially beef up provisions relating to asbestos waste.