EOI process reveals underdeveloped downstream circular economy

Stage 1 of the Circular Greater Bendigo EOI process has been completed, however the exercise has raised issues around the efficacy of proposed solutions. The Council told Inside Waste that respondents have been notified of the outcomes and next steps. “We had 40 EOI submissions resulting in moving 22 EOIs forward to the co-design stage. …
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Battery recycling plant gets green light

It’s taken 10 months of public consultation, referral to other agencies, technical assessment of the application and research for Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) to grant a Works Approval (WA) for the construction of a used lead acid battery (ULAB) recycling plant in Hazelwood North.
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How Sustainability Victoria is tackling priority recycled waste

Victorian infrastructure projects which use recycled materials and create local jobs are being boosted by $2.6 million Sustainable Infrastructure Fund grants. Local Victorian governments are expected to spend more than $8 billion on infrastructure projects over the next three years, presenting a significant opportunity to increase their use of recycled materials.

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PET alliance builds $45 million recycling plant

A joint venture between Pact Group Holdings, Cleanaway Waste Management and Asahi Beverages, badged Circular Plastics Australia (PET) is set to build a recycling facility in Albury/Wodonga. It will create dozens of direct jobs when construction starts in coming months. The facility is expected to recycle the equivalent of around 1 billion 600ml PET plastic …
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