With landfill sites in NSW nearing capacity, the state’s councils are up in arms that the state government is collecting landfill waste levies from them without reinvesting in recycling facilities, according to a report of the ABC.
The Andrews Labor government is delivering another major infrastructure boost for Victoria’s recycling sector, which will create 155 jobs across Victoria and divert more than 350,000 tonnes of waste from landfill each year.
Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a global provider of electronics recycling and IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, has moved to a larger facility in Jebel Ali due to what it says is “overwhelming demand” for services in the UAE. The new facility is reportedly four times larger, and is now fully operational.
As consumer and investor demand for sustainable packaging rises, companies within the global food and drink sector must co-create solutions to resource efficiency and recycling infrastructure challenges with their competitors, consumers and supply chains.
Over the years, Unilever has continued to move towards a more circular economy, minimising waste by reducing, reusing and recycling its own waste and encouraging consumers to do the same, while enabling more of its packaging to either remain in loops or have the best possible opportunity to be recycled.
The CEFC has confirmed its largest equity investment in renewables, with a $100 million commitment designed to encourage institutional investors to further lift their exposure to renewables.
In a world-first initiative, engineers at Monash University have created technology that can transform contaminated water into purified water that is fit for consumption faster and more energy-efficiently than ever before.
Australians consume plastic at a ferocious rate. By the time you’ve finished reading this article, we will have consumed approximately 13 tonnes of plastics as a nation. Of this, only 12 per cent will be recycled.
Thicker shopping bags, such as those offered by retailers like Myer and David Jones, will likely be phased out under a plan by the nation’s environment ministers in a bid to escalate the war on plastic.Read more