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.
The Victorian Waste Management Association, (VWMA) is urging the Victorian Government to resist changing its container deposit scheme.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
The iconic Smarties brand is now using recyclable paper packaging for its confectionery products worldwide. It is the first global confectionery brand to switch to recyclable paper packaging, removing approximately 250 million plastic packs sold globally every year.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will deliver $3.9 million in funding to Renergi Pty Ltd (Renergi) for the development of the next phase of Renergi’s energy from waste technology in Collie, Western Australia.