Australia has limited capacity to process its e-waste in-house and recent media reports have highlighted the problems we face when exporting our e-waste overseas. Swinburne University of Technology professor Geoff Brooks says we can turn this issue on its head if we can begin to look at the issue as an opportunity to build on the country’s wealth, to create new jobs, and to develop innovative technologies around e-waste processing.
Beaconsfield Dental from Berwick, Victoria has been named a finalist in the prestigious Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards Health category for their work that prioritises sustainability in a range of ways.
EY’s recent research into best practice product stewardship schemes has lessons for the review of the Product Stewardship Act.
CORE is saying that there is a chance that the impact of the China Sword policy will only get worse.
Composites UK, Scott Bader Company and Renuables, with funding support from the National Composites Centre and Innovate UK, have collaborated on a new report, which details the best way forward for recycling waste fibre-reinforced polymer materials (FRPs), in terms of its cost and environmental impacts.
Following the recent introduction of new waste legislation into Parliament, the Palaszczuk government is another step closer to stopping NSW trucks from dumping waste into Queensland.
Nestle Australia has announced its commitment to introduce the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) across all of its locally made products by 2020 to help customers recycle their packaging correctly.
With concerns mounting over the environment and high materials costs, the auto industry is turning towards the circular economy as a means to initiative sustainability programs, to create jobs, and to cut rising costs.
Uncertainty and bottlenecks in infrastructure approvals present a risk to our ability to unlock the potential of Australia’s circular economy, estimated to be worth $26 billion per annum by 2025.
Brewster Bros, a family-run waste disposal company in Livingston, Scotland, is set to launch the largest recycling plant of its kind in the UK off the back of a £3.8 million ($6.7 million) investment.