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Australia’s support for a binding global treaty to address marine plastic pollution is a breakthrough, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia.
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Perth’s East Rockingham Waste to Energy is due to go live in June 2022 after what has been described as a long and painful process. Getting an energy-from-waste (EfW) project green lit is not easy with all the permits that are needed, assuaging local councils, and making sure residents are not adversely affected by the …
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Technology is designed to make things easier for those using it – whether it be hardware or software. Progress is also seen as a way of setting new standards, putting in innovative solutions, and making sure procedures run smoothly.
Australia, Circular Economy, News
Eight billion is a huge number. When you’re talking about something like grains of sand, you’d probably find that number in a couple of square metres at Bondi. When you’re talking about the number of cigarette butts that litter Australia on an annual basis, then that becomes a massive issue for the environment. Kate Noble …
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The Australian Sporting Goods Association (ASGA) Save Our Soles initiative – a program that recovers and recycles the tired, unwanted sports shoe – has received an Australian Government grant through the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund (NPSIF), bringing the sporting goods industry one step closer to a sustainable future. Read more
Due to the evolving situation in relation to the recent COVID-19 outbreak and health advice, Quest Events has postponed the event initially scheduled for 20-22 July to 19-21 October. Please be assured that the health and safety of our attendees, speakers and staff are of the utmost importance to us and we will continue to monitor governmental regulations and advice regarding the running of live events accordingly.
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The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has commended the government for the Ban on Waste Plastics Exports as a critical step to create a local packaging circular economy.
Australia, News, Victoria, Waste & Resource Recovery
Dear Minister, well, well, well. Talk about setting the cat among the pigeons, or should I say, single-use plastics among recyclables. There’s been a bit of an ado within the waste sector about container deposit schemes (CDS). Unlike home, where everybody know their place in Her Majesty’s United Kingdom, it seems our antipodean cousins are …
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Experts in asbestos removal are calling for a state or national register or business tax breaks to dispose of hazardous material properly, in order to halt a worsening illegal dumping problem in Victoria.
With the Victorian landfill levies to increase by $40 to $105.90 from 1 July 2021 and the Queensland government due to commence its three-year levy review, National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) CEO Rose Read assesses the progress of levy harmonisation. In 2019 the NWRIC white paper – A Review of State Waste and …