Grant winner BioPak will use the funding to develop and support its new nationwide program, The Compost Network.
CEBIC has launched in Victoria, creating a collaborative hub to create solutions to reduce waste, increase recycling and reuse, and generate new revenue for Victorian businesses.
Sydney's Grosvenor Place is combating food waste by installing a dehydration system that converts food waste into fertiliser.
A new method to molecularly deconstruct polyethylene could see the most commonly used form of plastic transformed into higher-value, widely used chemical compounds.
Environmental Treatment Solutions has incurred a $15,000 fine for allegedly failing to safely store hazardous chemicals at its Minto waste facility.
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Pasadena and Frewville Foodlands have introduced compostable bags throughout their stores for fresh fruit and vegetables, deli items and baked goods.
The Victorian Aged Care Response Centre has coordinated a cross-government effort to manage the hundredfold increase in clinical waste production.
UNSW's SMaRT Centre has developed a ‘material microsurgery' technique that can extract valuable materials and elements from complex waste items and reform them.
A waste-to-energy facility in Dandenong, Victoria, has been given the go-ahead after Great Southern Waste Technologies, assisted by SMEC, gained environmental approval.
Carapac is a sustainable, durable, home compostable plastic packaging alternative made from crustacean shell waste.
An initiative launched by CouriersPlease and sustainable sock company Manrags spells good news for textile recycling in Australia.
APCO, ABA and AORA have released new guidelines to cut through confusion and help businesses decide when and where to use certified compostable plastic packaging.
The Australian Council of Recycling is calling for urgent action to manage the increased plastic waste being generated by Australians during the COVID-19 shutdown.
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