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Inside Waste (Oct): Taking down the barriers

Inside Waste (Oct): Taking down the barriersLock icon

While it is undeniable that over the last five years since its commencement, the National TV and Computer Recycling Scheme (NTCRS) has made great leaps and bounds - for one, it has diverted between 45,000 tonnes and 55,000 tonnes of TVs and computers...

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TIC Mattress Recycling putting waste to bed

TIC Mattress Recycling putting waste to bedLock icon

More than a million mattresses go to landfill in Australia each year. Pile them on top of one another, according to TIC Mattress Recycling, and you could climb to the International Space Station.

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A booming solar and storage market takes centre stage at All-Energy 2017

A booming solar and storage market takes centre stage at All-Energy 2017Lock icon

Record crowds filled All-Energy Australia in Melbourne this year, highlighting just how far the clean energy industry has moved in recent times. This was especially the case for the booming solar and battery storage markets - with these technologies filling...

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US$7m invested in Redback's smart hybrid system

US$7m invested in Redback's smart hybrid systemLock icon

The Clean Energy Innovation Fund and Right Click Capital have announced an investment of US$7 million ($8.9 million) into Australian renewable energy start-up Redback Technologies, as part of its Series A-2 capital raising round.

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Waste Opportunist: liability for climate change in the waste management sector

Waste Opportunist: liability for climate change in the waste management sectorLock icon

Directors are now liable for climate change impacts on their business. The complexity of this risk is not to be underestimated. Not only is the multi-national presence and operations of many companies increasingly complex, as are company structures,...

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MWRRG shares flexible plastic kerbside collection learnings

MWRRG shares flexible plastic kerbside collection learningsLock icon

The Victorian government's Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG)discussed the challenges and successes of their flexible plastics kerbside recycling projects at last week's Waste Expo in Melbourne.

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New life ahead for used EV batteries

New life ahead for used EV batteriesLock icon

Melbourne start-up business Relectrify is launching its groundbreaking new technology to repurpose used batteries from electric vehicles (EVs) for extended use, including behind-the-meter household energy storage.

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Paradigm shift makes waste managers out of water utility

Paradigm shift makes waste managers out of water utilityLock icon

Yarra Valley Water has been announced as a finalist in the Environmental Protection category for this year's Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards for the development of their waste to energy facility at Wollert in Melbourne's north.

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Tracking NSW's infrastructure needs

Tracking NSW's infrastructure needsLock icon

Over the last 10 years, the amount of waste that has been recycled in NSW has more than doubled.

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Legal Eagle: Proposed minimum environmental standards for scrap metal facilities

Legal Eagle: Proposed minimum environmental standards for scrap metal facilitiesLock icon

The NSW Environment Protection Authority is proposing new minimum environmental standards for the scrap metal industry.

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