Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne have now all adopted FOGO (Food Organics, Garden Organics) collection from households, as a means of achieving the National 80 per cent diversion from landfill target (by 2030) and real greenhouse gas reductions. NSW regional Councils have been early adopters along with Penrith in Sydney.
Coca-Cola Australia will reduce its plastic footprint by using frozen drink cups and lids made entirely from recycled plastic from 2021.
As Victoria overhauls its recycling system, 17 organisations will now share in more than $560,000 through its Investment Support Grants.
As Victorians celebrate their release from lockdown, the Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) wants the Government to open transfer stations and metals recycling to the public “as soon as possible”.
The Federal Government is investing $1 million in the establishment of a new Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence (PSCE) that will play a key role in driving Australia’s circular economy towards an eighty per cent recovery rate across all waste streams by 2030.
The NSW Waste Advisory Group, comprising a range of industry stakeholders held its inaugural meeting with NSW EPA CEO, Tracy Mackey on Friday, September 25.
Eight in 10 English councils have reported a massive rise in the volume of paper, cardboard, plastic and glass being collected since the national lockdown began. As a result, council costs are soaring.
Five new members have been added to a reinvigorated and renamed Industry Innovation and Science Australia (IISA) formerly Innovation and Science Australia.
The chances are good that at one point in their construction careers, some Inside Waste readers have encountered water on-site which needs to be removed.