The Future Business Council (FBC) is closing and the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD) will become home to the FBC alumni network and contacts.
Australia’s export ban on waste glass will now commence on January 1, 2021 and not the date of July 1 this year, as previously scheduled.
Industry advocate, MRA Consulting managing director Mike Ritchie, has called on NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean (pictured) to act soon to give the state strategic clarity on waste reform.
Randwick Council’s website ‘Our Beach Pollution Ends Here’, which encourages residents to ‘adopt’ a drain in a bid to raise awareness and reduce stormwater pollution of Sydney’s beaches, has been nominated for a Webby Award, one of internet’s most prestigious awards.
Dr Sophie Lewis is the new ACT commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment replacing the interim commissioner, Dr Margaret Kitchin.She was the 2019 ACT Scientist of the Year in recognition of her research on climate extremes and their specific relevance to Canberra.
The Waste 2020 webinar series kicked off yesterday, May 6 with more than seventy participants. The weekly event (which this year replaces the Coffs Harbour conference) will cover topics pulled from the conference program.
The Fair Work Commission has finished its 4-yearly review of the Waste Management Award 2010. As a result, from May 4, 2020, the updated Award will be known as the Waste Management Award 2020.
Two hundred projects worth more than $215 million dollars are being supported through the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) with the Federal Government is contributing $48.3 million.
In a bid to combat the economic downturn brought about by COVID-19, NSW Minister for Planning and Public spaces, Rob Stokes, has revealed the government’s Planning System Acceleration Program.
A senior leadership change has been made at the Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) with the appointment of Alex Serpo as the new executive officer commencing in May. He will be leaving the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) where he held the position of secretariat since 2017.