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Eight per cent of the $2.6 billion collected through waste levies is reinvested by governments in recycling infrastructure and technology, an Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) report has found. ACOR’s CEO, Pete Shmigel, said this figure is too low in a time where industry is being expected to support greater onshore infrastructure and markets for recyclable materials.
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Up to $2 million is being made available in the latest round of Sustainability Victoria’s (SV) E-waste Infrastructure Grants by Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio. This is part of the $16.5m funding from the state government. This fund will increase Victoria’s ability to manage e-waste and continue to expand public access to e-waste disposal points.
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The Federal government has announced that South Australia will be the host of Australia’s national radioactive waste management facility.
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Cleanaway has reopened several waste processing facilities in Victoria after they were closed under the ownership of SKM Recycling.
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Industry leaders are skeptical that Australia will meet the waste export ban timeframes proposed by the federal government. Discussions have been rife since the federal government released a Recycling Market Situation Summary Review report in January, which has sparked continued conversations about the ban as well as questions about whether the report was even necessary. Read more
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An environmental impact statement (EIS) that details the benefits of an energy recovery project at Lithgow has been publicly released.
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The export of some paper and cardboard packaging will be “necessary”, despite plans to ban the export of these materials within two-and-a-half years, a new report has indicated.
More than $40,000 has been given to recycling charities in Western Australia to help reduce dumping at charitable recycling sites.