Coffee cups across the nation will be saved from landfill and commercially recycled into paper, with the launch of Detpak’s RecycleMe System.
Woodside and the North West Alliance (NWA) have extended their waste management services partnership for another four years, according to The West Australian.
In another step toward promoting sustainability and the bio-economy, DuPont Biomaterials has elevated its partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation by joining the organisation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100) initiative.
The reality is that single-use plastics are ending up in the wrong place, causing litter or threatening wildlife and it is now well accepted that fertiliser suppliers, local councils and farmers must work together to take responsibility for packaging materials used in agriculture and horticulture.
New research commissioned by Planet Ark has found many Australians are unsure what happens to their kerbside recycling, with almost half believing it mostly goes to landfill.
Over the course of the past 12 months, the redeveloped Cessnock Waste Management Centre has provided the local community with the opportunity to lessen its impact on the environment by increasing opportunities for resource recovery.
New Zealand’s multinational dairy cooperative Fonterra has reportedly joined forces with start-up Future Post to recycle milk bottles and other soft plastics into fence posts for farms.
The local government sector has welcomed a funding announcement that will see $115,000 invested to help divert disposable coffee cups from landfill by recycling them into bench seats and kerbing.
A new collection of dog collars and leads made from recycled plastic has been launched after a year of extensive research by Australian veterinarian Dr Steph Stubbe.