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A Phasing Out Single-Use Plastics discussion paper has been released by the ACT government after thousands of people and organisations showed support for removing problematic single-use plastics from the state.
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A total of $1.6 million is being invested in nine projects to develop and trial uses for recycled glass, plastic, paper and e-waste in Victoria.
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Amid Victoria’s recycling crisis, following the closure of SKM Recycling facilities, the City of Melbourne is seeking solutions to improve its recycling network.
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South Australia’s Recycling Activity Survey 2017-18 has revealed that 87 per cent of the material recovered through diversion, is recycled in the state. South Australians are diverting 4.49 million tonnes of material from landfill each year.
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A workplace health and safety group has been formed to better manage safety in the waste industry.
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Compostable packaging has held a good reputation in consumers’ minds as war on waste supporters battle their way through single-use plastic packaging and materials that are proving detrimental to the environment.
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Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environment Management, Trevor Evans, speaks to Inside Waste about the Federal government’s role in the future of Australia’s waste industry.
Australia’s first waste minister vows to improve the waste sector by holding companies in the industry to account, while also improving Federal leadership with support and funding to programs such as a national battery stewardship scheme.
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The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) and Bioenergy Australia have unveiled the first in a series of energy from waste (EfW) fact sheets, aimed at helping community, the media, and politicians navigate an emerging but complex waste management area.
SKM Recycling will stop receiving recyclables, which will affect 33 Melbourne councils it holds contracts with as well as other recycling service providers.