Significant nationwide benefits would be generated from an expansion of the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme (NTCRS) to include all electronic and electrical equipment (EEE), according to a new report.
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.
Key findings of the report outline challenges councils face to reach National Waste Policy targets
The third Chapter of the Inside Waste Industry Report – The Role of Local Government – is now available for purchase.
In May, Australia exported about 312,000 tonnes of waste-derived products and wastes with a value of $198 million, representing a 22 per cent tonnage decrease and 21 per cent value decrease compared to the previous month.
While a national audit reveals information on consumer products and packaging is confusing and ineffective, the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) says important progress is being made.
A report on the causes of food waste in Australia has attributed $3.8 billion in wasted food to “breaks and deficiencies in the cold food chain.”
The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association (WMRR) has invited industry stakeholders to help create the framework for an accreditation scheme by participating in a survey. It is designed to help the association move to the next stage of development.
A 20-year infrastructure strategy for South Australia was recently released by Infrastructure SA, encompassing short and long-term strategies to grow the state’s resources sector.
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In a bid to combat the economic downturn brought about by COVID-19, NSW Minister for Planning and Public spaces, Rob Stokes, has revealed the government’s Planning System Acceleration Program.