Pact Group, manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging for the Australasian region, has called on the Australian government to provide incentives to companies that divert waste from landfill.
At the G7 Ministerial Meeting held in Halifax, three industry leaders involved with post-consumer packaging recovery – INEOS Styrolution Group, ReVital Polymers and Pyrowave – announced a strategic partnership to recycle polystyrene packaging.
In August, Inside Waste had the opportunity to sit down with Anissa Levy, acting chair and CEO of the NSW EPA, and it became evident early in our chat that she is passionate and committed to the industry.
The Department of Justice and Regulation has been named a finalist in the prestigious Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their Recycle, Reuse, Donate Woodwork Program for offenders serving Community Correction Orders.
A national not-for-profit coalition that includes corporate and NGO leaders, think tanks and sustainability experts, have announced its goal to eliminate waste and accelerate the reduction of carbon emissions from the Canadian economy.
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.