Victorian infrastructure projects which use recycled materials and create local jobs are being boosted by $2.6 million Sustainable Infrastructure Fund grants. Local Victorian governments are expected to spend more than $8 billion on infrastructure projects over the next three years, presenting a significant opportunity to increase their use of recycled materials.
A new record of 23 companies have demonstrated full compliance with sustainability objectives applicable to their businesses in 2019 under the Australian PVC Stewardship Program, operated by the Vinyl Council of Australia (VCA).
Phasing out cigarette filters, microbeads and most types of disposable plastic foodware and containers would help halve the amount of plastic pollution flowing into Australia’s environment, according to a new report
The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMMR) CEO Gayle Sloan has welcomed the 2020-2022 WMRR State Branch Committee presidents and vice presidents.
As the WARR industry works diligently to address the unrelenting challenge of plastic waste in Australia, Monday’s night’s ABC Four Corners program, Plastic Wars reiterated questions around the efficacy of the recycling model.
Lawyers from Environmental Justice Australia (EJA) and community groups have urged the Victorian government to immediately revoke its delay of the state’s Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018, due to come into force on July 1 this year, but placed on hold potentially until December 2021.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has set the ambitious mission to see the end of plastic waste by reinventing the way plastic is made, processed and recycled.
In a move to lift awareness around buying and creating goods made from recycled content, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR), has partnered with Green Industries SA (GISA).
$4 million in seed funding has been pledged by the federal government to create an independent body that will be responsible for driving food waste reduction in Australia.
As the amount of discarded household goods during COVID increases, the City of Sydney is holding its biggest ever recycling drop-off event next month.