The South Australian EPA is taking a staunch stance on illegal dumping with a recent fine resulting in one man ordered to clean up a waterway after dumping electronics.
The South Australian government is investing millions of dollars in using waste materials to seal parts of the $354 million Regency to Pym Street project.
Nine South Australian councils have committed to buying products made from recycled materials to support a circular economy.
A taskforce with representation from 15 organisations met for the first time on September 12 to help inform the next steps towards a single-use plastics ban in South Australia.
The City of Charles Sturt and the City of Port Adelaide Enfield are building a Material Recovery Facility (MRF) to process its kerbside recyclables.
The South Australian government is extending its partnership with Innovyz to deliver a second business incubator program, which will invest in technologies that improve waste management.
South Australia’s Recycling Activity Survey 2017-18 has revealed that 87 per cent of the material recovered through diversion, is recycled in the state. South Australians are diverting 4.49 million tonnes of material from landfill each year.
Single-use plastics will be removed from businesses across several locations in South Australia after the government announced the first of many single-use plastic free precincts.
The South Australian government’s plastic-free goals are gaining traction with 10 expressions of interest received to be the state’s first plastic free precinct as well more than 25 diverse applicants to join the Green Industries SA’s stakeholder taskforce.
South Australia is set to be the first state in Australia to ban multiple single-use plastic items such as plastic straws, cutlery, and stirrers.