Established in 1996, C-Wise recycles and processes organic waste, though the company won't call it that. Rather, it sees everything that comes in as a valuable resource.
Planet Ark's National Recycling Week, to be held from 13–19 November, is this year highlighting how consumers and businesses can properly close the recycling loop by purchasing products that contain recycled content.
7-Eleven and Simply Cups have announced a takeaway cup recycling initiative in an effort to divert up to 70 million takeaway cups from landfill.
Experimental design studio Bentu is a manufacturer of contemporary concrete lighting, furniture and objects. Crafted from recycled concrete and ceramic gathered from construction and demolition sites and factories in China, the company's products show how material waste can be given a second life outside of landfill.
The City of Sydney has announced what it claims is the most comprehensive strategy to tackle residential waste in Australia, which will see the City trial separate weekly residential rubbish collections for food waste and textiles as well as introduce weekly e-waste pick-ups.
Only 5% of used tyres are recycled locally in Australia, but researchers from the University of Melbourne have teamed up with Tyre Stewardship Australia and Merlin Site Services to come up with an innovative way to re-use the rubber.
Members of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) met on 12 October to discuss key issues affecting the waste industry, with the meeting resulting in several calls to action.
Luxury hotel Pan Pacific Melbourne has announced its latest recycling initiative as part of its commitment to responsible environmental and ethical practices.
One of Australia's largest and most dangerous tyre stockpiles has been transformed, in an operation led by the EPA Victoria with the support of Tyrecycle.
Waste Expo Australia is over for another year, with the annual conference and exhibition inspiring and educating more than 3000 visitors from the waste management and resource recovery sector across two days earlier this month.
The Andrews Labor government will ban single-use, lightweight plastic shopping bags in Victoria.
The ABC's Four Corners program has revealed that firefighting foam containing perfluorinated chemicals known as PFAS was used at Australian Department of Defence bases until as recently as 2012, resulting in severe groundwater contamination at 18 bases across Australia.
TechCollect is calling on Australians to consider the environmental impact of not recycling their electronic waste (e-waste), with a new survey finding that one in five people (22%) consider themselves hoarders of old electronic devices.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a US$32 million, multi-agency plan to reduce the city's rat population, targeting the three most infested parts of the city.