The New Zealand government is currently working through recommendations made by the National Resource Recovery Taskforce in a bid to find solutions to the issues faced by the country’s recycling industry, in light of changes to international trade policies relating to waste.
EPA Victoria recently issued a $8,060 fine over non-compliant stockpiling of recyclable waste in the north-west of Geelong and said this case should serve as a warning to other waste management companies across the state to do the right thing.
The WA government has released the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030, which aims to guide the state in its transition towards a more sustainable, low-waste circular economy.
According to the organisers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, all medals for the Summer Games will be manufactured from recycled metal extracted from electronic waste.
According to a report on ABC News, Australian Paper said it will proceed with its plan to use kerbside rubbish to help power its Maryvale paper mill after completing the project’s feasibility study.
GR Engineering Services have been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Tellus Holdings’ Sandy Ridge waste facility, located 140km northwest of Kalgoorlie.
Thala Beach Nature Reserve Resort has officially removed all single-use plastic bottles, take-away coffee cups and straws from across the resort.
Samsung Electronics have announced that the company will be replacing their current plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements.
Corona and Parley have launched a national initiative and new documentary aimed at educating and recruiting Australians to help reduce marine plastic pollution across Australia’s iconic beaches.