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Queensland Containers for Change program to expand

10 November, 2022

The Australian Council of Recycling has welcomed the Queensland Government's review to expand the Containers for Change program.

Mattress industry placed on Minister's Priority List

10 November, 2022

Minister for the Environment and Water, the Hon. Tanya Plibersek, MP, has placed the mattress industry on the Minister's Priority List.

Circular Economy Councils Fund recipients announced

26 October, 2022

Eleven Victorian metropolitan and regional councils will lead projects that have received funding from the state government's $1.6m Circular Economy Councils Fund.

Three imperatives to rally support for your sustainability strategy

25 October, 2022 by Stu Wragg, Client Partner at Salterbaxter Australia

Developing a sustainability strategy with bold aspirations, clear goals and defined programs is a big achievement for any sustainability leader. Here's how to rally support...

How companies can (actually) achieve their net zero goals

24 October, 2022 by Skipp Williamson*, Managing Director, Partners in Performance and Keith Russell**, Director and Head of North America, Partners in Performance

Here are five results-focused steps for breaking through standard processes to accelerate decarbonisation and capture its vast potential value.

National commitment to circular economy by 2030

24 October, 2022

ACOR has welcomed the pledge from the Environment Ministers Meeting (EMM) to work with the private sector to achieve a circular economy by 2030.

Circularity 2022: a new circular economy conference

05 October, 2022

Circularity is a new conference that has been specially curated to cater for the nation's growing circular economy sector.

Preparing the next gen of environmental specialists

01 October, 2022

Environmental specialists are needed across business, government and the community — the University of Newcastle has a program to develop these specialists.

$43 million to help industry to reduce emissions

30 September, 2022

ARENA has launched a $43m grants program that is aiming to identify ways to reduce energy costs and emissions in the industrial sector.

Australia & New Zealand's infrastructure industry is well positioned to reach net zero

27 September, 2022 by Sumit Oberoi, Industry Strategist, Autodesk Construction Solutions

Australia and New Zealand's infrastructure industry is well positioned to meet 2030 benchmarks and the net zero carbon by 2050 goal.

Why manufacturing needs data-led sustainability goals

27 September, 2022

As a society, we're all working towards shared sustainability goals, and industry has its part to play using sustainability targets led by data.

State of crisis preparedness: is your business ready?

16 September, 2022

The Crisis Value Erosion research paper by SenateSHJ analysed 30 notable business crises and found that crises involving environmental damage resulted in an average share price drop of 35.1%.

UK-founded WRAP organisation opens APAC office in Adelaide

08 September, 2022

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) organisation will be working on food waste reduction, plastic pollution and sustainable textiles in the APAC region.

What to look out for at All-Energy next month

06 September, 2022

Some of the speakers and themes for the upcoming renewables and clean energy-themed event have now been announced.

Encouraging EV Uptake in Australia

01 September, 2022

Despite all the talk of electric vehicles (EVs) such as Teslas and Nissan Leafs taking to the road — do you know how many new cars are actually all-electric vehicles?

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