The 2017 Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) Seminar Series will feature 10 seminar sessions across two days on the latest government policies, best practice case studies and industry hot topics.
A system using anaerobic digestion to turn plastic into energy and fertiliser is being developed in South Australia.
Researchers in Belgium are looking at environmentally and economically sustainable options for over 7 million tonnes of mollusc shells, which are discarded by the seafood industry each year.
The Victorian government has announced a series of long-term plans for waste and resource recovery across six regions — Barwon South West, Gippsland, Goulburn Valley, Grampians Central West, Loddon Mallee and the North East.
Resource recovery company SUEZ and services company Ventia have partnered to develop a soil processing facility at SUEZ's Taylors Road Landfill in Dandenong South.
Environmental solutions provider Veolia has acquired Ellwaste Waste and Recycling Services — one of the largest privately owned waste management companies in rural Victoria.
With hundreds of thousands of tonnes of re-usable and recyclable materials going to landfill each year in New Zealand, a new report by Eunomia has proposed raising the country's landfill levy from the current $10 per tonne to as high as $140 per tonne.
Registrations have officially opened for Waste Expo Australia 2017, a waste and resource recovery event taking place from 11–12 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
A City of Sydney plan to 'Leave Nothing to Waste' will introduce new residential waste collection streams to increase recycling and set a path to zero waste.