Project Proof, an initiative led by packaging and paper company Mondi Group, has shown that unclean, raw, post-consumer recycled content can be used to create new flexible packaging.
Researchers from the Deakin School of Engineering have discovered that recycled or waste glass can substitute sand when making polymer concrete.
Research from Penn State University and Boston College has shown that US consumers are inspired to recycle if they are prompted to think about how recyclables become new products.
From 1 July 2019 a Victorian Government ban on e-waste in any bin or landfill site will take effect, making Victoria the third Australian state to ban e-waste from landfill.
A waste treatment plant in Melbourne heralds industrial-scale composting and slashed carbon emissions.
Danish entrepreneur works with STEINERT to turn incineration bottom ash into pure metal fractions of raw-material quality.
Most Australians recognise that extracting resources to make products that we use and then throw away is unsustainable. There is a call to shift to a circular economy...
Australia's waste and recycling associations have issued a 'C' grade to the three major political parties.
A new program steered by the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre aims to transform food waste into innovative high-value products.
Researchers have designed a recyclable plastic that can be broken down to molecular constituents and then rebuilt, without compromising performance or quality.
Qantas has raised the sustainability bar for the airline industry by launching what is claimed to be the world's first zero-waste commercial flight.
SAGE Automation has increased production of its smart container deposit machines following the successful uptake of Queensland's Containers for Change scheme, launched in November 2018.
The Victorian Environment Protection Authority has pledged $5.5 million for a new system to electronically track industrial waste.
The Australian recycling industry has jointly responded to footage aired on current affairs program 60 Minutes, arguing that the program did not accurately convey the achievements of the industry.