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Industry leaders are skeptical that Australia will meet the waste export ban timeframes proposed by the federal government. Discussions have been rife since the federal government released a Recycling Market Situation Summary Review report in January, which has sparked continued conversations about the ban as well as questions about whether the report was even necessary. Read more
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Compostable takeaway coffee cups are a staple in many people’s lives these days. In moments where they embark on their morning coffee run and forget their reusable cups, compostable or biodegradable single-use options prove to be that little bit better than the outdated versions that end up in landfill – provided the alternative is disposed of correctly.
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The Waste Contractors and Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is calling for the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to rethink its export ban on paper and cardboard.
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An app that helps users identify what they can recycle, and how, has been released in NSW.
Running kerbside recycling outside of council, with external operators, is one way that Australia could improve its recycling system, according to Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) CEO Pete Shmigel.