The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) is calling for urgent action to manage the additional volumes of plastic waste being generated by Australians during the COVID-19 shutdown.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO), the Australasian Bioplastics Association (ABA) and the Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) have partnered to produce a guideline to help businesses make better choices about using compostable packaging.
The Fair Work Commission has finished its 4-yearly review of the Waste Management Award 2010. As a result, from May 4, 2020, the updated Award will be known as the Waste Management Award 2020.
Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans recently attended a virtual meeting held by the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) and assured the industry that government commitments are on track.
The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is delivering a sustainability webinar series to help industry professionals stay connected.
The 2020 Sustainable Cities and Sustainable Communities Tidy Towns Awards Programs are now open for councils, NGO’s, community groups, schools, individuals and businesses.
Bucher Municipal opened its new Marsden Park facility in Sydney in April 2020. This 19,000m2 purpose-built facility is an expansion of its local and well recognised manufacturing capabilities.
This state-of-the-art paint facility will also accommodate refuse, vacuum and sweepers vehicles. 2,400m2 of Bucher Municipal’s new facility, will allocate fast parts supply and a guaranteed 24-hour emergency support 365 days a year. Along with this new operational facility, Bucher Municipal also has 19 service vehicles on its portfolio and 80 dedicated industry specialist on site to provide the best class in service and support for its customers.
The CityCat V20e is a second generation, electric powered sweeper with a difference. The custom-designed 63 kWh battery pack has the capacity to last a full 8 hour shift. Powerful, yet respectful to its surroundings, the CItyCat V20e can also be used around the clock due to its impressive low noise emissions. This is proven technology with minimal harm to the environment.
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Two hundred projects worth more than $215 million dollars are being supported through the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) with the Federal Government is contributing $48.3 million.