Western Australia has 765 million less containers in landfill due to the State’s container deposit scheme, according to premier Mark McGowan.
It’s a hard life being a black soldier fly (BSF) – first as maggots/larvae you’re put through the wringer breaking down organic waste, then before you reach adulthood, you’re turned into poultry feed.
Following successful results from its 2020 field trials, which used recycled alkaline battery material as a fertiliser micronutrient, Envirostream Australia, the recycling division of Lithium Australia, has expanded its field trial programme for 2021.
Cleanaway has opened the Perth Material Recovery Facility (Perth MRF) to grow recycling capacity in Western Australia (WA).
The Western Australian Government has ignited the 2021 Better Bins Plus: Go FOGO funding round for local governments to support the transition to three-bin FOGO kerbside collection services. The additional funding builds on the success of a similar funding round delivered in 2020.
Australia’s largest tyre recycler, Tyrecycle is anticipating a deep transformation of the management of rubber mining waste in Western Australia’s Pilbara region after has securing a $6.9 million grant to build a secure processing facility at Port Hedland in partnership with Kariyarra Aboriginal Corporation.
A joint investment of $70 million from Federal and State Governments is expected to drive a $174 million recycling boom in Western Australia.