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SKM Recycling has been placed into receivership as the company owes $100 million, with $60m of that owed to Cleanaway Waste Management.
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John Gertsakis, the co-founder of Ewaste Watch, discusses the benefits of mainstreaming reuse and repair.
The transition to a circular economy is underway across industries, sectors and communities. Noteworthy practical measures are in play as are policy development processes across all levels of government.
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Legal consultants from NSW gave Inside Waste their view on a court ruling that affects waste and recycling operators in the state – particularly those dealing with construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Read more
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Australian landfill levies are on the move, with significant changes in Queensland and South Australia. The trouble with waste disposal, however, is that it tends to flow to the point of cheapest disposal.
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Germany has long been a leader in waste avoidance and resource recovery (WARR) with its comprehensive recycling infrastructure and scarce landfill operations.
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The National Waste Report 2018 indicates that more than 67 million tonnes (Mt) of waste, including 14.2 Mt of organics, 6.3 Mt of hazardous waste and 5.6 Mt of paper and cardboard, is generated by Australians each year.
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Single-use plastics will be removed from businesses across several locations in South Australia after the government announced the first of many single-use plastic free precincts.
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The Queensland government has reintroduced a waste levy after half a decade of not having one, but “only time will tell what the shake out is”, Waste, Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) CEO, Rick Ralph, said in response to the levy coming into effect on July 1.
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Many Australians are left wondering what to do with that broken hair straighter, that old washing machine that’s been sitting in the garage for 20 years or the Tamagotchi that no longer gets virtually fed.
Malaysia has ramped up joint inspection and enforcement activities at recycling factories in light of what Malaysia’s environment minister, Yeo Bee Yin, reported as tonnes of contaminated waste arriving from countries such as Australia.