EU action to restrict plastic pollution

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.

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WMAA welcomes draft NSW Circular Economy policy

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has welcomed the release of a draft NSW Circular Economy policy this week, commending the NSW government for taking the first step in the transition from a ‘take, make, dispose’ approach to a model that embraces circular economy principles.

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