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.
2020 was the year of Covid. It was a weird year and 2021 looks like it will still be weird. But waste is waste, it does not stop and neither do we. Things are changing quickly so here is what will shape the months to come:
A new roadmap released by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has developed key strategies for creating jobs and reclaiming billions in economic value from plastic, glass, paper and tyres currently going into landfill.
Extracta has developed a process to extract valuable nutrients and other ingredients from waste food and agriculture produce.
CPE Capital consortium, which has made a $3.50 per share cash buyout proposal for Bingo and includes a Macquarie infrastructure fund, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, is likely to face scrutiny from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) which is likely to insist on small divestments should the bid succeed.
After five years and a tulmultuous 2020, Cleanaway Waste Management CEO and managing director Vik Bansal is leaving the company.
ASX-listed Bingo Industries is the subject of an $2 billion-plus offer by a consortium led by Australian private equity firm CPE Capital.
As the UK battles the unrelenting march of COVID, organisations including the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust are recycling their disposable masks into material that can be used to make new products like bottles, bins and furniture.
Due to the strong interest in submitting abstracts for presenting at the Waste 2021 Conference, the deadline has been extended until 5pm, Monday January 11.