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CE100 network welcomes new members

CE100 network welcomes new members

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation's largest network continues to expand, with five new members joining an already diverse and dynamic Circular Economy 100 (CE100) community.

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HP & Planet Ark unveil 'the Beast' to help Australians face up to the plastic problem

HP & Planet Ark unveil 'the Beast' to help Australians face up to the plastic problem

HP and Planet Ark have unveiled the Beast - a 200kg monster installation made up of 2,400 recycled plastic bottles at East Circular Quay in Sydney - to help Australians face up to the plastic pollution crisis and the real and growing threat it presents...

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WMAA welcomes Remondis plan to invest in Queensland

WMAA welcomes Remondis plan to invest in Queensland

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) today welcomes the announcement of Remondis Australia's intention to build a $400 million waste-to-energy facility in Queensland.

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Hepburn Shire nominates Creswick for EfW facility

Hepburn Shire nominates Creswick for EfW facility

Hepburn Shire Council, who have been investigating an energy from waste (EfW) project for a number of years, has nominated Creswick Transfer Station as the possible home of large-scale EfW facility.

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Tasmanian hazardous waste disposal site open for business

Tasmanian hazardous waste disposal site open for business

After an extensive testing and approval process conducted by the EPA, Southern Waste Solutions' $6.7 million Category C-cell waste disposal site - located in southern Tasmania and the first established in the state - is now ready for operation and awaiting...

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The Netherlands launch world-first used-plastic bike path

The Netherlands launch world-first used-plastic bike path

The Netherlands is trialling a new way to reuse plastic waste with the launch of the world's first reused plastic bicycle path.

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Start-ups come together to solve Asia's food waste crisis

Start-ups come together to solve Asia's food waste crisis

Rabobank is launching its Food Loss Challenge Asia initiative, which encourages start-ups to present their technology-based solutions to reduce food loss in the region. The initiative aims to address these issues and facilitate discussions between solution...

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Plastic's link to declining sea turtle populations quantified in new report

Plastic's link to declining sea turtle populations quantified in new report

The risk that plastic pollution poses to the world's declining sea turtle populations has been quantified for the first time.

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PSA People's Choice now open!

PSA People's Choice now open!

Now that the finalists for this year's Premier's Sustainability Awards have been announced, the Award's online competition People's Choice has just been launched.

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Nine out of 10 Australians concerned about environmental sustainability

Nine out of 10 Australians concerned about environmental sustainability

A new study from HP Australia and Planet Ark found that while over 90 per cent of Australian consumers and businesses are concerned about environmental sustainability, only half believe they are doing their fair share to protect the planet.

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