Groundbreaking legislation, the Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020, that will enable Australia take responsibility for its waste and establishes a national industry framework for recycling is being tabled in Parliament.
The ACT Government will transition the phase out of certain single-use plastic following the recent tabling of the exposure draft of the Plastic Reduction Bill 2020.
For an industry hungry for solutions to accelerate the journey to recycling sustainability, $10 million funding for inventive ideas for recycling and reuse of plastics, paper, glass and tyres will satisfy, somewhat.
A new record of 23 companies have demonstrated full compliance with sustainability objectives applicable to their businesses in 2019 under the Australian PVC Stewardship Program, operated by the Vinyl Council of Australia (VCA).
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.