Putting masks into roads, not on them

Disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste, according to researchers from RMIT University. Their study shows that using the recycled face mask material to make just one kilometre of a two-lane road would use up about 3 million masks, preventing 93 tonnes of waste from …

UPDATE: Bingo suitors likely to face ACCC

CPE Capital consortium, which has made a $3.50 per share cash buyout proposal for Bingo and includes a Macquarie infrastructure fund, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, is likely to face scrutiny from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) which is likely to insist on small divestments should the bid succeed.

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Cleanaway’s Bansal leaves

After five years and a tulmultuous 2020, Cleanaway Waste Management CEO and managing director Vik Bansal is leaving the company.According to a statement by Cleanaway to the ASX, the board and Bansal have been discussing succession planning for some time. The company said that Bansal had the opportunity to reflect on his future priorities over …