Container deposit schemes (CDS) are reducing the number of eligible containers in our existing kerbside recycling bins and creating new opportunities for recycling through the nation’s yellow lid recycling bins.
Under the Circular Economy pillar of its 2025 strategy, Officeworks has said it’s becoming a zero-waste business and will work towards repairing, repurposing, recycling 17,000 tonnes of unwanted products.
Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne have now all adopted FOGO (Food Organics, Garden Organics) collection from households, as a means of achieving the National 80 per cent diversion from landfill target (by 2030) and real greenhouse gas reductions. NSW regional Councils have been early adopters along with Penrith in Sydney.
Geofabrics has signed a multi-year partnership with Visy to reduce the number of plastic bottles going into landfill.
Coca-Cola Australia will reduce its plastic footprint by using frozen drink cups and lids made entirely from recycled plastic from 2021.
During the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) 2020 Conference which opened today, the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) released the program that maps the framework for measuring progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.
The Federal Government is investing $1 million in the establishment of a new Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence (PSCE) that will play a key role in driving Australia’s circular economy towards an eighty per cent recovery rate across all waste streams by 2030.
Five new members have been added to a reinvigorated and renamed Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) formerly Innovation and Science Australia.
The chances are good that at one point in their construction careers, some Inside Waste readers have encountered water on-site which needs to be removed.
Significant nationwide benefits would be generated from an expansion of the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme (NTCRS) to include all electronic and electrical equipment (EEE), according to a new report.