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Stephen Dunne appointed Chair of Greening Australia

16 February, 2023

Dunne has significant experience in financial services and is also a farm owner with an investment in livestock breeding, farmland conservation and restoration.

Green paradise for Australasia

01 February, 2023 by Ben Nicholson, Co-Founder, Australasian Green Infrastructure Network*

The co-founder of new peak body AGIN shares his thoughts about the uptake of green urban infrastructure and creating synergies for excellence in design.

Thought Leader 2023: Justin Ellis, Emerson Automation Solutions

16 January, 2023

Ellis said three of the challenges facing industry in 2023 include managing climate change, flexible workplaces and inclusivity. Find out more...

Recycling initiative launched for dairy farmers

16 December, 2022

Animal health business Zoetis has launched a recycling initiative for dairy farmers, with the aim of keeping plastic waste out of landfill.

SA trialling advanced soft plastics recycling scheme

12 December, 2022

Led by AFGC in partnership with CAWRA and three local councils, the kerbside recycling trial aims to close the loop on soft plastic packaging.

Closing the loop on nappies: an Aussie trial

09 December, 2022

Kimberly-Clark announces details of its nappy recycling pilot that could provide Australia with a solution for the 1.5 billion nappies that end up in landfill each year.

Evolution to fully electrify light utility fleet

16 November, 2022

Evolution has announced a partnership with Tembo for the full electrification of its fleet of light utility vehicles for traffic and fleet management.

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.

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