CEFLEX, the consortium of companies, associations and organisations collaborating to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in the circular economy in Europe, by designing and advancing better system solutions, has reached a new landmark with stakeholder numbers over 100.
BASF have co-founded a global alliance of nearly 30 companies in a bid to advance solutions that reduce and eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean.
German manufacturer Henkel has taken another step in expanding its venture capital activities, while further promoting a transition to the circular economy, by investing £5 million ($8.9 million) into Circularity European Growth Fund – an impact fund managed by Circularity Capital.
Sustainability Victoria has awarded Bingo Industries a grant of $500,000 as part of the third round of funding released under the state government’s Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund.
Colin Elkins from global enterprise application company IFS has gazed into his crystal ball for the process manufacturing industry and made some bold predictions for 2019.
The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) is urging for continued national leadership from the Commonwealth to ensure consistent inter-governmental policy for waste management and resource recovery, following endorsement of the new National Waste Policy (NWP) at the 8th Meeting of Environment Ministers in Canberra last week.Read more
The Waste Contractors and Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) Annual Dinner held on November 30 at the William Inglis Hotel in Warwick Farm, NSW, brought together 180 guests from various commercial entities within the waste sector. Dinner, drinks, entertainment – from Christmas Kisses and the Awards Ceremony – was held in the Big Barn area.
Townsville City Council’s public affairs team is officially Queensland’s PR Team of the Year, having received two awards – Best Government in-house PR team and Best Small Budget Campaign – at the Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (PRIA) Golden Target Awards.
On October 26, the NSW EPA released the Mixed Waste Organic Material (MWOO) – Regulatory Change, withdrawing the Resource Recovery Order and Exemption to end the application of processed organic material derived from residual municipal waste to land.
Since 2014, Ramboll has provided consultancy services to Kwinana’s Waste-to-Energy project, which reached its financial close recently on October 17, 2018.