The draft Resource Recovery Industries 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan has been launched as part of the Queensland government’s wider commitment to improve waste management in the state and Queenslanders are being encouraged to have their say on the plan to accelerate the state’s resource recovery industries over the next decade.
With just over a month to go until the Victorian government’s introduction of its landfill ban of e-waste, the state will soon become the third jurisdiction in Australia to ban the waste stream.
The Victorian government has announced it will put $35 million towards improving the state’s waste and resource recovery issues brought about by China’s National Sword Policy.
Brimbank Council has made a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into recycling and waste management, putting forward its recommendations on how to tackle the current recycling and waste management crisis in Victoria.
The Council of the European Union (EU) has adopted stringent measures proposed by the European Commission to tackle marine litter coming from the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on European beaches.
Infrastructure Victoria will advise the Victorian government on the necessary infrastructure required to improve recycling and resource recovery efforts in the state.
The Packaging Forum has given its support to the New Zealand government’s plans to improve plastic recycling and waste reduction efforts, which was recently announced by New Zealand’s Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage.