The 2020 Woman in Industry Awards Industry Advocacy prize has been awarded to National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) CEO, Rose Read.
Groundbreaking legislation, the Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020, that will enable Australia take responsibility for its waste and establishes a national industry framework for recycling is being tabled in Parliament.
While a national audit reveals information on consumer products and packaging is confusing and ineffective, the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) says important progress is being made.
For an industry hungry for solutions to accelerate the journey to recycling sustainability, $10 million funding for inventive ideas for recycling and reuse of plastics, paper, glass and tyres will satisfy, somewhat.
A new record of 23 companies have demonstrated full compliance with sustainability objectives applicable to their businesses in 2019 under the Australian PVC Stewardship Program, operated by the Vinyl Council of Australia (VCA).
Phasing out cigarette filters, microbeads and most types of disposable plastic foodware and containers would help halve the amount of plastic pollution flowing into Australia’s environment, according to a new report
The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMMR) CEO Gayle Sloan has welcomed the 2020-2022 WMRR State Branch Committee presidents and vice presidents.
As the WARR industry works diligently to address the unrelenting challenge of plastic waste in Australia, Monday’s night’s ABC Four Corners program, Plastic Wars reiterated questions around the efficacy of the recycling model.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has set the ambitious mission to see the end of plastic waste by reinventing the way plastic is made, processed and recycled.
$4 million in seed funding has been pledged by the federal government to create an independent body that will be responsible for driving food waste reduction in Australia.