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PFAS National Environmental Management Plan: key take-home messages

PFAS National Environmental Management Plan: key take-home messagesLock icon

The PFAS National Environmental Management Plan (PFAS NEMP) was endorsed by Australia's Environment Ministers on February 16, 2018.

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Making the circular economy happen

Making the circular economy happenLock icon

Planet Ark's most successful program, Cartridges 4 Planet Ark (C4PA), celebrates its 15th anniversary this year and not only is the initiative growing, the Planet Ark team isn't done seeking out new ideas.

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GM surges toward sustainability success and the circular economy

GM surges toward sustainability success and the circular economyLock icon

General Motors (GM) has surpassed its 2020 goal of reducing the carbon intensity of its operations by 20%, three years ahead of schedule, with the company announcing in its just-released 2017 Sustainability Report that since 2010, GM has reduced the energy...

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Retrofitting modern waste management needs around an old design

Retrofitting modern waste management needs around an old designLock icon

The City of Melbourne's recent discussion paper on problems and possible solutions to issues around waste collection and bin storage in the CBD has been welcomed by Victorian Waste Management Association's executive officer Mark Smith, but more work and...

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Volvo partners with WhiteGrey for new plastic pollution campaign

Volvo partners with WhiteGrey for new plastic pollution campaignLock icon

WhiteGrey Sydney has joined forces with the Australian arm of Swedish automaker Volvo for a new environmental campaign called the Living Seawall, which aims to fight against the issue of plastic pollution in our oceans.

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Legal Eagle: environmental liability between principal contractors and subcontractors

Legal Eagle: environmental liability between principal contractors and subcontractorsLock icon

This week, Inside Waste's Legal Eagle discusses the Supreme Court of NSW decision of Bettergrow v Transgrid & Ors.

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Raising a toast to an industry pioneer

Raising a toast to an industry pioneerLock icon

There are too many noteworthy events of 1948 to count but two stand out from the crowd. For many Australians (and probably the English too, though they'd be far less ready to admit it) 1948 will be remembered as the year that The Invincibles, captained...

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NRL legend urges Queenslanders to support plastic bag ban

NRL legend urges Queenslanders to support plastic bag banLock icon

NRL great Mal Meninga has joined forces with the National Retail Association (NRA) to launch a statewide campaign calling on consumers to get behind the state government's July 1 ban on single-use lightweight plastic shopping bags.

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Ricoh recycling programs a major part of carbon neutrality achievement

Ricoh recycling programs a major part of carbon neutrality achievementLock icon

Ricoh Australia recently announced becoming the first IT services company in the country to achieve carbon-neutral status, with their recycling programs playing a major part in achieving this status.

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Shifting the spotlight

Shifting the spotlight

Over the past five months, China's National Sword policy has taken up much of our industry's effort. There is, however, another issue that may not be front and centre of the industry's discussions at the moment, although it should be.

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