An alarming three quarters of Australian adults (75 per cent) surveyed by FoodSaver are self-confessed food-wasters, with more than half (56 per cent) of those surveyed who throw out food are doing so on at least a weekly basis.
A nation-wide ‘Let’s Go FOGO’ campaign is being launched to urge 84 per cent of local councils to provide Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) collection services for residents.
The first bioenergy state of the nation report was produced for Bioenergy Australia by KPMG and was published earlier this month on the 4 December 2018 and has reportedly identified Australia’s significant bioenergy opportunity. According to the report, a fully developed and thriving bio-economy could provide a $3.5-$5 billion investment opportunity, mostly in regional economies.
Gumtree’s annual Smart Santa research report has revealed the majority (65 per cent) of Australians would be happy to receive a second-hand gift this Christmas, with the nation expected to spend a whopping $9.8 billion on gifts this Christmas.
In a new report, global financial analyst Credit Suisse says Australia’s waste crisis is set to deepen with an “impending plasticide” and predicts that the Federal government will intervene within two years with new policies, including an emergency tax on plastic.
New research commissioned by Planet Ark has found many Australians are unsure what happens to their kerbside recycling, with almost half believing it mostly goes to landfill.
The effectiveness of recycling services across Australia is being seriously questioned, as new research shines a critical light on the country’s waste management efforts.
The risk that plastic pollution poses to the world’s declining sea turtle populations has been quantified for the first time.
A new study from HP Australia and Planet Ark found that while over 90 per cent of Australian consumers and businesses are concerned about environmental sustainability, only half believe they are doing their fair share to protect the planet.