The Australian government has announced it will begin clearly tracking environmental projects with quarterly results published on the Department of Environment and Energy website.
An app that helps users identify what they can recycle, and how, has been released in NSW.
Congratulations to all nominees, finalists and winners of the Waste and Resource Recovery (WARR) Awards 2019. The WARR Awards recognise organisations and individuals who are going to great lengths to improve and grow the industry.
Recycling initiatives are putting resource recovery at the forefront during Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week – held from November 11-17.
State government and industry leaders are calling for urgent market development and a funding plan to ensure that the proposed export bans on certain materials can be implemented successfully.
An Australian has won a national award for his research into a process that could turn waste glass into every day products ranging from fertilisers to toothpaste. Read more
The Inside Waste Industry Report gives readers and in-depth look at the waste industry. Whether it’s a state-by-state comparison that you’re looking for, or a breakdown of volumes of recovered material such as metals, organics, plastics; the report has information for all.
A ban on exporting waste glass will be implemented by July 2020, with mixed waste plastic to follow by July 2021 and remaining waste product bans coming into play by mid-2022.
The Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC) is setting itself a goal to recycle 45 million glass bottles each year to leverage purchasing power to drive a circular economy.
A national battery and pen recycling program has been launched in Officeworks stores in Australia.