As the WARR industry works diligently to address the unrelenting challenge of plastic waste in Australia, Monday’s night’s ABC Four Corners program, Plastic Wars reiterated questions around the efficacy of the recycling model.
$4 million in seed funding has been pledged by the federal government to create an independent body that will be responsible for driving food waste reduction in Australia.
A joint venture between Pact Group Holdings, Cleanaway Waste Management and Asahi Beverages, badged Circular Plastics Australia (PET) is set to build a recycling facility in Albury/Wodonga. It will create dozens of direct jobs when construction starts in coming months.
As COVID medical waste emerges as a growing issue, a Victorian manufacturer has risen to the challenge of making personal protective equipment (PPE), which until now was only available from overseas.
A drive by the Victorian Government to inspire a new generation of women on councils has been backed by social impact marketing firm Ellis Jones with a $50,000 grant to encourage and support more women to stand for election.
The WARR industry was one of the first to pivot to digital communications when disrupted by COVID-19 and they weren’t alone. A recent study shows that 97 per cent of decision makers believe COVID-19 accelerated their company’s digital transformation efforts.
Households are wasting less food in the COVID-19 shutdown and these good habits are set to continue, according to a new study Love Food Hate Waste by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.
The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) has kicked off a social media campaign and content hub that provides Australians with essential messages and tips on how to save money by reducing their food waste.
The reaction to the creation of the Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) from the heads of the WARR associations that lobby the government have ranged from ‘pleasing’, to a ‘massive milestone,’ and ‘fantastic’.
Nominations for the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association (WMRR) state branch committee presidents and vice- presidents have opened. Existing two-year terms have expired, enabling all WMRR financial members, with the exception of student members, to now nominate.