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iugis report finds sustainable practice key to economic recovery

04 December, 2020

Sustainable technology specialist iugis has released its Sustainable Re-set report, revealing Australians expect more from governments when it comes to sustainability issues.

Wool waste to oust polystyrene

09 November, 2020

Planet Protector Packaging has won the inaugural 2020 Ocean Impact Pitchfest for its sustainable thermal packaging solution that plans to eliminate polystyrene from supply chains.

Sustainability in action

28 October, 2020

Peter Tamblyn from Close the Loop discusses circular economy innovation.

Aussies urged to avoid cheap 'landfill solar'

13 October, 2020

On the eve of International E-Waste Day, Australians are being urged to invest in good-quality rooftop solar systems that will stand the test of time.

Waste Expo Australia 2020 goes digital

06 October, 2020

Waste management and resource recovery professionals will migrate online for this year's Waste Expo Australia to help strengthen the sector during these changing times.

Food waste replaces plastic in freezer-to-oven packaging

28 September, 2020

SupraPulp — plastic-free packaging made from sugarcane waste — is compostable and durable enough to be used for greasy, wet or hot food.

There's plastic in your prawns, UQ research reveals

13 August, 2020

University of Queensland research reveals that seafood such as prawns, oysters and crabs is contaminated with plastic, with the highest levels found in sardines.

Waste expo supports industry transformation

15 July, 2020

Waste Expo Australia provides a platform for navigating opportunities and changes in the waste and recycling sector.

$190m "bonza" boost to recycling industry

06 July, 2020

The Recycling Modernisation Fund is set to generate $600 million of recycling investment from federal, state and industry stakeholders.

Webinar unpacks role of packaging in a circular economy

05 June, 2020

Circular economy doesn't automatically mean reducing packaging, but when used correctly, good packaging design can be a part of the solution.

Vic Environment Protection Act deferred

24 April, 2020

WMRR has welcomed the Victorian Government's deferral of EPA Victoria's new Environment Protection Act.

Event cancelled? Your surplus food doesn't have to go to waste

20 March, 2020

Yume's mission is to prevent high-quality, edible food from going to waste by connecting surplus food to buyers.

Report reconfirms need for better recycling standards

20 February, 2020

Another report has been released confirming that better recycling standards and specifications are needed in Australia.

What does a healthy and sustainable future really look like?

13 January, 2020 by Rodrigo Lima*

With horrifying fires devastating much of Australia acting as a harbinger of even greater climate crises to come, what can industry do to ensure a healthy future?

Compressed air powers plastics circular economy

06 September, 2019

Using the latest compressed air powered robotics, a variety of plastic waste is sorted at a $20 million plastics recycling plant in Victoria.

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