A joint investment of $70 million from Federal and State Governments is expected to drive a $174 million recycling boom in Western Australia.
UK-based start-up Lasso Loop Recycling is working on a machine that collects, cleans and sorts garbage for recycling, that resembles an everyday kitchen appliance.
A project to turn food waste into biodegradable cling wrap and another using AI to sort plastic recycling are being funded by Cooperative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) initiative.
Due to the strong interest in submitting abstracts for presenting at the Waste 2021 Conference, the deadline has been extended until 5pm, Monday January 11.
Late last month, the federal government unveiled a new $4 million body with the sole focus of reducing the nation’s food waste. It describes this as a crucial step in its mission to halve the millions of tonnes of food that ends up in landfill every year by 2030.
Dr Cathy Wilkinson has left her role as Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Environment Protection Authority (EPA), after overseeing its transformation into a modern regulator over the past two years.
In the Keynote session on Day 4 of the Australian Institute of Packaging Virtual Conference, Terracycle Australia and New Zealand general manager Jean Baillard led with the topic: From disposability to reusability with cutting-edge technology and design that will change the face of packaging as we know it.
A Memorandum of Understanding has been entered into by Citywide to explore participation in a state-of-the-art Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in Victoria. This follows the signing of an agreement with the project’s participants.
CSIRO is co-hosting the 2021 India-Australia Circular Economy Hackathon in collaboration with the Government of India.
Innovative, female-led startups across Australia are being backed by the Federal Government, with nearly $12 million in support to help them scale up and grow their businesses.