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CSIRO researchers and start-up, Goterra, have been testing the ideal combination of conditions that will encourage flies to mate, to then use this knowledge to increase the number of insects that can eat through food waste.
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A workplace health and safety group has been formed to better manage safety in the waste industry.
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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has appealed the Federal Court’s decision to dismiss a case against Woolworths’ in which the ACCC claimed information about the supermarket’s W Select Eco picnic products was false and misleading.
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The 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit report tackles some of the waste industry’s major challenges by pushing for solutions such as adopting new technology and boosting the uptake of a circular economy.
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A major court ruling, handed down on August 2, 2019, will impact on recyclers in NSW, particularly those dealing with construction and demolition (C&D) waste, those that may have exposure to asbestos risks, and all parties dealing with resource recovery exemptions – including consumers and transporters.
Compostable packaging has held a good reputation in consumers’ minds as war on waste supporters battle their way through single-use … Circular Economy, Industry News, Latest News, New South Wales, News, Online Subscription
Creating new products doesn’t necessarily mean using virgin materials, so organisations such as the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre (AMGC) are … Australia, Events, Industry News, Latest News, News
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Australian state governments and the Federal government have agreed to develop a timetable to ban the export of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres, as Southeast Asian countries continue to crack down on waste imports.
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Tyre recycler Green Distillation Technologies (GDT), is conducting the first industrial trials of a new thermoelectric device from the United States, which converts heat to electric power.
The New Zealand government has proposed regulated product stewardship schemes, rather than voluntary programs, to reduce plastic waste and to divert waste from landfill.