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Inside Waste (Aug/Sep): Stability and continued growth

Inside Waste (Aug/Sep): Stability and continued growth

Under Dean’s 27-year leadership, Veolia has grown from strength to strength with numerous joint ventures and acquisitions under its belt, including Ellwaste Waste & Recycling and ACTQ Septic Services last year. Today, Veolia ANZ employs more than 4000 people across 200 locations and has built its capability across the water, waste, and energy sectors. Read more

Coles & Plantic join Australia's war on plastic with renewable meat packaging

Coles & Plantic join Australia’s war on plastic with renewable meat packaging

Plantic Technologies is a world-leading innovator in bio-plastics, with a track-record of science and industry awards, and international network of corporate customers and distributors, and a growing list of premium quality multinational customers.

With the purchase of an expected 121 million recyclable meat and poultry trays in 2018 from the Australian manufacturer Plantic, Coles aims to use the equivalent of 150 million recycled water bottles to help with the country’s plastic waste problem.  Read more

Sodexo & Yume partner to divert tonnes of food waste from landfills

Sodexo & Yume partner to divert tonnes of food waste from landfills

Sodexo in Australia delivers a unique array of over 100 integrated services lines including catering, facilities management, concierge services, security, asset maintenance and hospitality services both on and off shore in the following segments – corporate, healthcare & seniors, education, justice, and energy & resources. Read more

Lake Macquarie enters a new era

Lake Macquarie enters a new era

On July 19, Inside Waste joined numerous dignitaries and VIPs, including Parliamentary Secretary for Planning, the Central Coast and the Hunter, Scot MacDonald, Member for Lake Macquarie, Greg Piper, Lake Macquarie City Council Mayor, Kay Fraser, NSW EPA acting chair and CEO, Anissa Levy, and Remondis Australia CEO Luke Agati at the Awaba Waste Management Facility to officially launch the Lake Macquarie Organics Resource Recovery Facility. Read more

McDonald's Australia joins the fight against plastic

McDonald’s Australia joins the fight against plastic

The company is currently working with local suppliers to find viable alternatives and will start a trial of paper straws in two restaurants from August this year.

“We know our customers care about more sustainable packaging and, as one of the world’s largest restaurant companies; we know we have the opportunity and responsibility to make real change,” said Robert Sexton, McDonald’s Australia director of supply chain. Read more

The battery market and the circular economy

The battery market and the circular economy

Kuchta, who will be giving a summary of the battery market and the circular economy during the event, caught up with Inside Waste to share a number of interesting insights in this space.

The focal points of her speech will focus on the opportunities and limitations of the circular economy, product design and quality; and on the reuse, recycling and cascade utilisation for both battery materials and their systems.  Read more