HP and Planet Ark have unveiled the Beast – a 200kg monster installation made up of 2,400 recycled plastic bottles at East Circular Quay in Sydney – to help Australians face up to the plastic pollution crisis and the real and growing threat it presents to our precious ocean and marine life.
The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) today welcomes the announcement of Remondis Australia’s intention to build a $400 million waste-to-energy facility in Queensland.
Rabobank is launching its Food Loss Challenge Asia initiative, which encourages start-ups to present their technology-based solutions to reduce food loss in the region. The initiative aims to address these issues and facilitate discussions between solution providers, food and agriculture corporates, and smallholder farmers.
Now that the finalists for this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards have been announced, the Award’s online competition People’s Choice has just been launched.
A $100 million Palaszczuk government program, which is set to revolutionise Queensland’s recycling, resource recovery and bio-futures industries is now open.
Bad recyclers in Western Australia could fund a ‘thumbs down’ sticker on their recycling bin as part of a state government education campaign to avert a recycling crisis.
Twenty-three cities, including Sydney and Auckland, are taking a closer step towards zero waste with their latest declaration to cut waste sent to landfill and incineration by 50 per cent, which will avoid disposal of at least 87 million tonnes of waste by 2030.