EPA Victoria withdraws notice banning SKM Services from accepting recyclables

EPA Victoria has withdrawn a notice from July 10, which banned SKM Services from accepting recyclable material its Laverton North site. On July 13, the EPA announced it had lifted the ban, which allowed SKM to resume receiving household recyclables collected by councils. The ban came with backlash from SKM Services as a spokesperson said …
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Getting the conversation started to tackle e-waste with new animation

Getting the conversation started to tackle e-waste with new animation

The new campaign marks the beginning of a two-year effort by Sustainability Victoria, which is formulated to help change the way people think about their old electronics, ahead of the state-wide ban on e-waste in rubbish bins and landfill commencing on July 1 next year. According to Sustainability Victoria, every year 1.5 million televisions are …
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iGas receives $500k to establish waste-to-energy facility

iGas receives $500k to establish waste-to-energy facility

The Maddingley Energy Precinct (MEP) is being delivered in phases on the existing MBC site in Bacchus Marsh – with phase one of the Precinct being to recover gas from landfill and use the gas to power generators to product electricity. Phase two will then involve identifying clean waste that can’t be recycled and diverting …
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