New figures have revealed that it is costing the country’s charity organisations millions of dollars to send unusable donations of cheap clothing to landfill.
EarthEcho, founded by grandchildren of the infamous explorer Jacques Yves Cousteau, has arrived in Melbourne to explore the impacts plastic pollution has on Port Philip Bay.
Envirobank Recycling announced it has been appointed by Queensland’s established product responsibility organisation, Container Exchange (CoEx), as major network provider of container collection points for the state’s Container Refund Scheme (CRS).
There is widespread confidence among battery recyclers that the volume of waste batteries will remain high in the coming months. After all, almost 70 per cent of the congress participants surveyed at the International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR) 2018 rate the current development and forecast of future volume positively.
Local government professional will join with waste and recycling experts and specialists once again at this year’s Waste Expo Australia in Melbourne, which is the premier event for Australia’s waste and resource recovery industry, to discuss new technologies and major innovations for the sector.
The Australian government and the country’s business leaders came together yesterday to support industry leadership in packaging waste reduction and improving recycling in Australia.
Lord mayor Nuatali Nelmes has called on the state government to implement a parliamentary committee report, which would return millions of dollars of waste levy funds to Newcastle, according to a report by Fairfax Media.
TOMRA Sorting Recycling has published an e-book, which looks at the commercial and regulatory pressures on de-inking, as well as recycling paper and cardboard.
The new online publication addresses the intensifying commercial and regulatory pressures for higher recovery rates of de-inked pulp and the fact that meeting these demands will require new technical solutions. This is because the supply of de-inked and recycled paper is already insufficient to meet demand, and that demand is growing.
In August, Inside Waste had the opportunity to sit down with Anissa Levy, acting chair and CEO of the NSW EPA, and it became evident early in our chat that she is passionate and committed to the industry.
The Department of Justice and Regulation has been named a finalist in the prestigious Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their Recycle, Reuse, Donate Woodwork Program for offenders serving Community Correction Orders.