A total of 1.5 billion single-use plastic carry bags have been eliminated since major supermarkets implemented their self-imposed bans in July, according to the National Retail Association (NRA).Read more
The NSW EPA is leading the development of a 20-year Waste Strategy for the state in partnership with Infrastructure NSW.Read more
The National Waste Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) is calling on the Federal, state and territory environment ministers to appoint a National Waste and Resource Recovery Commissioner to ensure the National Waste Policy will be successful.
A new report by Bioenergy Australia and KPMG have called on the Australian government to fire up its bioenergy sector, with the report outlining how the country could harness around US$3.5 billion of potential investment, which will open up huge opportunities for development projects in regional areas.
PepsiCo is focused on delivering sustainable long-term growth while leaving a positive imprint on society and the environment. The company does this through its global principle called Performance with Purpose, which positions PepsiCo for long-term success and ingraining sustainability into its daily business operations.
Corona has announced that it will pilot plastic-free six pack rings in select markets as part of the brand’s commitment with Parley for the Oceans to lead the industry with eco-friendly packaging.
It is a known fact that the Europeans take waste management and resource recovery very seriously and with good reason – the industry is a protector of human health and the environment, as well as being an economic growth engine. The Europeans get it and Australia is beginning to, albeit slowly.
Western Sydney University (WSU) will invest $5 million into a partnership with the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) and 13 state agricultural Universities, as part of a new initiative designed to combat global food security issues presented by climate change.
The City of Sydney has invested in the world’s first independently certified scheme for ‘green’ investments that address climate change through waste management, renewable energy, sustainable transport, and water projects.