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Queensland’s youngest citizens will help lead the charge against organic waste with $500,000 in funding from the Queensland Government to help state schools tackle food and garden rubbish generated in the schoolyard.
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Queensland has given a swathe of single-use plastics the flick, as its latest ban took effect on September 1. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the ban would help reduce single-use plastic pollution by 20 per cent over the next two years.
The WRIQ is inviting its members and non-members to attend a WRIQ Business Breakfast at the Brookwater Golf Club, Ipswich. This business breakfast comes at an important time for the industry to come together on the back of a spike in consultation and engagement from the Department on Organics, Composting, Waste to Energy and other government priorities.
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The Queensland Government has is putting $1 million towards helping local governments upgrade their landfill infrastructure.
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Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) is working with industry partners to launch a program to build the capabilities and capacity of new recruits to the industry and waste educators. The aim is to enable the educators to consistently and effectively deliver waste education and litter reduction initiatives in schools, local communities, public places, apartment buildings and sporting grounds.
A Liberal National Party (LNP) Government will open a solar panel recycling facility in South-East Queensland and work with councils to build new roads from recycled plastic if it is elected on October 31. The vision to create new jobs and protect our environment, followed the declaration by LNP Leader Deb Frecklington to make Queensland …
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Recycling company, Bio-recycle Australia Pty Ltd, has been fined $300,000 for receiving and disposing of more waste than it was authorised to over a three-year period.
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Six weeks out from the Queensland election, both the Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) and the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) have appealed to the government to set-up an independent Environment Protection Authority.
The Minister for Waste and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Trevor Evans described the Tyremil site in Queensland as a “ticking time bomb” and called on the Queensland government to shut it down. The Minister’s response comes just a year after Queensland businessman Tony Di Carlo was fined $200,000 for a series of environmental breaches …
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The Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) has released its plan for a thriving, safe, smart, and sustainable sector ahead of the Queensland elections in late October.