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South Australia’s ban on single-use plastics commences on March 1 2021 when the Government launches an education campaign to help businesses and the public prepare for the changes. In September 2020, SA became the first state in the nation to pass legislation to ban the sale, supply and distribution of single-use plastic products such as …
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The Victorian Waste Management Association, (VWMA) is urging the Victorian Government to resist changing its container deposit scheme. The not-for-profit association representing more than 350 waste recycling operators across Victoria, issued a statement this week following a concerted effort by the beverage industry and some charities to shift the Government’s decision. “The VWMA believes Minister …
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Reclaim PV Recycling has committed to a long-term lease in the industrial Adelaide suburb of Lonsdale, South Australia after obtaining development approval to develop its first solar panel recycling facility. The company is also securing environmental licenses to conduct full-scale recycling operations at an initial rate of 70,000 panels per annum and calling out for end-of-life solar panels from anywhere in Australia.
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Leading wastewater treatment company, Aerofloat, has won the contract to complete the detailed design and construction of a leachate treatment plant for the Dunmore Recycling and Waste Disposal Depot.
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Construction is now underway on a world-class recycling facility in Albury-Wodonga that will see the equivalent of around 1 billion PET plastic bottles recycled each year.
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The Tasmanian Government has revealed its preferred model for a container refund scheme, which would see a 10 cent refund on recycled drink containers and the government tendering for the collection network.
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A joint investment of $70 million from Federal and State Governments is expected to drive a $174 million recycling boom in Western Australia.
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In mid-March 2020, Impact Environmental the organisers of the Waste 2020 Conference faced a challenge: embrace technology quickly and develop webinars over a 14 week period in place of the face-to-face event.
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Disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste, according to researchers from RMIT University. Their study shows that using the recycled face mask material to make just one kilometre of a two-lane road would use up about 3 million masks, preventing 93 tonnes of waste from …
After a break of almost four years, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) is relaunching the NSW Hunter Region Working Group. It has invited all financial WMRR members to participate.