A Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence (CoE) is being established as part of the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund. It follows the Product Stewardship review announced last week.
A new Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Hub will focus on reducing landfill waste and transforming reclaimed waste into new materials for use in construction and other manufacturing sectors.
The National Waste Action Plan was agreed by Federal, State and Local governments in 2019 with the following targets:
ICC Sydney (Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre) has won the UFI Sustainable Development Award 2020, designed to recognise companies that have implemented a successful waste management approach for exhibitions.
Australia has recorded one of the best rates of newsprint recycling globally, despite loss of offshore recycling options. The Newsprint Recovery Figures for 2019 report reveals that the proportional national recovery rate for newsprint was 68.2 per cent.
For Veolia Australia and New Zealand landfill engineer Fangzhou Du, colloquially known as “Ark”, a love of the environment has run through his blood for decades.
Printed paper waste has been excluded from the COAG Waste Export Ban until 2024, following a zoom meeting led by printing industry group The Real Media Collective (TRMC) and the Minister of Waste Reduction, Trevor Evans this week.
An initiative by Ecoactiv and PonyUp for Good is encouraging households to recycle their appliances and IT devices which, in turn will activate five meals to be distributed by national food rescue organisation, SecondBite.
The release of the Queensland government’s Energy from Waste (EfW) policy has been described as sensible and well considered as well as providing clarity on how EfW can play a key role within the WARR industry.
Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci has responded to customer demands to replace its new recycled brown paper shopping bags with ones made in Australia.