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More people should use secondhand electronics, experts say at waste expo

More people should use secondhand electronics, experts say at waste expoLock icon

A panel of experts talked about the need for more people to reuse electronics, at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo.

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Getting to the root of the issue

Getting to the root of the issueLock icon

Never before has the waste and resource recovery sector had so much mainstream media coverage and political attention, and for that, we have China's National Sword policy to thank.

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The significant challenges and opportunities that e-waste represents

The significant challenges and opportunities that e-waste representsLock icon

Australia has limited capacity to process its e-waste in-house and recent media reports have highlighted the problems we face when exporting our e-waste overseas. Swinburne University of Technology professor Geoff Brooks says we can turn this issue on...

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A dental practice built on sustainability

A dental practice built on sustainabilityLock icon

Beaconsfield Dental from Berwick, Victoria has been named a finalist in the prestigious Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards Health category for their work that prioritises sustainability in a range of ways.

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Taking a leaf out of the recycled organics localisation book

Taking a leaf out of the recycled organics localisation bookLock icon

CORE is saying that there is a chance that the impact of the China Sword policy will only get worse.

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Catalysing new business models

Catalysing new business modelsLock icon

EY's recent research into best practice product stewardship schemes has lessons for the review of the Product Stewardship Act.

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Queensland's waste legislation will improve recycling rates and create jobs

Queensland's waste legislation will improve recycling rates and create jobsLock icon

Following the recent introduction of new waste legislation into Parliament, the Palaszczuk government is another step closer to stopping NSW trucks from dumping waste into Queensland.

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The circular economy of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) materials

The circular economy of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) materialsLock icon

Composites UK, Scott Bader Company and Renuables, with funding support from the National Composites Centre and Innovate UK, have collaborated on a new report, which details the best way forward for recycling waste fibre-reinforced polymer materials (FRPs),...

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Reinventing the auto industry through the circular economy

Reinventing the auto industry through the circular economyLock icon

With concerns mounting over the environment and high materials costs, the auto industry is turning towards the circular economy as a means to initiative sustainability programs, to create jobs, and to cut rising costs.

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Nestle joins the fight against recycling confusion

Nestle joins the fight against recycling confusionLock icon

Nestle Australia has announced its commitment to introduce the Australasian Recycling Label (ARL) across all of its locally made products by 2020 to help customers recycle their packaging correctly.

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