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.
Pyranees Shire Council was awarded top honours at the inaugural Bioenergy Innovation Awards dinner in Brisbane for its large-scale collaborative project, which focused on converting straw and straw pellets to energy.
As many businesses look for ways to limit their contribution to global warming and environmental impacts, newly formed Australian company WasteMaster Pacific have launched an innovative solution that will reduce the amount of food waste going to landfill.
The European Union (EU) is taking action to reduce plastic pollution by setting tough new restrictions on single-use plastic products, and a recent meeting of member states’ ambassadors in the Permanent Representatives Committee agreed the Council’s position on a proposal for a new directive, which is part of the EU’s efforts to protect the environment and clean up the oceans.
At the closing event of the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2018, Japan’s state minister of the environment Tsukasa Akimoto pledged that Japan will advance the circular economy when the world’s third biggest economy takes up the presidency of the G20 in 2019.
Delegates from all over the world attended the Circular Driven Economy Symposium, which took place on September 18-19, at Radisson Blu Edwardian, in London, to learn more about the opportunities in recovered construction and demolition (C&D) waste.
Nestle have joined forces with other businesses and government in signing the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali, Indonesia.
A global commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at the source has been signed by 290+ organisation, representing 20 per cent of all plastic packaging produced globally.