Recycled material collected by Mornington Peninsula Shire is set to resume being processed instead of being taken to landfill after bans on the Shire’s recycling processor SKM were recently lifted.
Lithium Australia has successfully created a very pure product that is suitable for the direct generation of lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) powders for the production of lithium-ion batteries. The pure product was made from a refined lithium phosphate generated by its SiLeach Gen-2 pilot plant.
Lake Macquarie is one of the top five cities in NSW for mobile phone recycling, with more than 700 handsets and accessories saved from landfill in the 2017-18 financial year.
RSPCA’s Reloved stores and Op Shops have launched its ‘Phones for Furry Friends’ initiative in time for Global Recycling Day and will run all throughout March. The initiative invites the people of Perth to drop their old mobile phones in store to be recycled in a bid to help the environment and animals in need.
The South Australian government have announced that it will loan $3 million to reboot a plastics recycling business in a bid to help ease the stress felt by kerbside collectors in the state.
Australian bedding and homewares company, Sheridan, have launched a new in-store recycling program at its three Perth studio stores where customers can return any branded old quilt covers, sheets and towels.
Exmouth Shire is working on two different recycling strategies, including an innovative waste technology system that would deliver on the community’s ambitions for sustainable alternatives.
A revamped Community Recycling Centre, new waste transfer and two giant landfill cells are among the features of a $30 million expansion of the Awaba Waste Management Facility.
L’OR and Moccona coffee lovers can now sign up to be public drop-off locations for their community and help divert even more waste from landfill, thanks to a recycling program run by L’OR, Moccona and global recycling pioneers TerraCycle.
Ireland-based Quinn Packaging has introduced a new range of patent-pending black plastic food trays called Detecta, which the company said would address the long-standing recyclability concerns around black PET.