The Irish Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment published its Waste Action Plan (WAP) for a Circular Economy last month.
A need for additional space and a desire to separate its mild and stainless steel operations encouraged JC Butko Engineering to build a new factory dedicated to mild steel production.
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has allocated $250 million to modernise Australia’s recycling infrastructure in last week’s budget.
A national competition has been won with an idea to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by using and reusing mining waste.
A recent study, Community Attitudes to Waste and Recycling by Pact Group, revealed that 81 per cent of Australians are not confident they recycle everything effectively.
In an article published by Independent Commodity Intelligence Services, the European recycled polyethylene terephthalate (R-PET) market will continue to see significant variances in demand levels on a case-by-case bases, as well as lower availability of post-consumer bottles (PCB) toward the end of the month, though impact on prices will be limited.
Five new high-speed container refund points running in conjunction with Western Australia’s new Container Deposit Scheme – Containers for Change has been launched by TOMRA Collection Services. The scheme is expected to generate approximately 500 new jobs to Western Australia.
The country’s two largest domestic battery suppliers Duracell and Energizer have committed to the industry led Australian Battery Stewardship Scheme.
The NSW Government is investing $10 million to divert solar panels at the end of their life away from landfill and into recycling.