Working away quietly in the background over the past eight years, EcoBatt has developed one of the safest and efficient battery recycling methods across the sector.
Remondis Australia is managing the logistics of a new Product Stewardship Scheme that will take large plastic bag recycling to a new level, at a time when some 40,000 garbage truck loads of large plastic bags are going to landfill each year.
Kerbside recycling schemes commenced in the late 1980s and early 1990s in response to increasing environmental awareness under the mantra ‘Think Globally, Act Locally’. The community was looking for a practical hands-on solution to stem the tide of a proliferation of packaging and wasted resources. Read more
The Federal Government’s pledge to increase the recycling of waste plastic, glass, paper, and other products has been welcomed by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA).
Close the Loop, an end-to-end solutions provider from design and manufacturing, through to collection and recycling of products, has announced that trading of its shares on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has commenced, under the code ‘CLG’ following the completion of an initial public offering (IPO). Read more
Citywide has unveiled a glass recycling plant capable of cleaning glass from co-mingled bins and contaminated material that can’t be processed by other plants.
Rapidly changing industry transformation can be tough on small businesses, but it can also create lucrative opportunities.
The Australian Sporting Goods Association (ASGA) Save Our Soles initiative – a program that recovers and recycles the tired, unwanted sports shoe – has received an Australian Government grant through the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund (NPSIF), bringing the sporting goods industry one step closer to a sustainable future. Read more
SUEZ Australia & New Zealand has announced it has taken a 20 per cent equity stake in online surplus food marketplace Yume Food as part of an investment in the circular economy.