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Tyre recovery: TSA calls for action

08 August, 2023

Though Australia recovers close to 90% of passenger, bus and truck tyres, the remaining 10% gap is critical to achieving national waste reduction goals.

$60m in grants to help boost recycling of hard-to-recycle plastics

19 July, 2023

The Australian Government has launched a $60m fund for recycling infrastructure and is also developing a national framework for recycled content traceability.

One month to go until AWRE Summit

03 July, 2023

With just under a month until the AWRE Summit, the program has been expanded to meet industry demand.

Funding for food waste to energy facility

03 July, 2023

Yarra Valley Water has been awarded $1 million in funding through the Victorian Government's Waste to Energy – Bioenergy Fund.

Circular economy for packaging

20 June, 2023

Australian environment ministers have agreed to mandate obligations for packaging design and make industry responsible for the packaging they place on the market.

Investing to reduce construction and demolition waste and boost Australia's circular economy

20 June, 2023

The challenge of Australia's growing construction and demolition (C&D) waste stream is being addressed at a multimillion-dollar flagship facility in Queensland.

Biodegradable bags for mushroom farming

13 June, 2023

University of Queensland researchers are working with mushroom growers to help reduce the reliance on plastic 'grow bags'.

Inter IKEA investing in NZ plastic waste technology

06 June, 2023

IKEA has acquired a 12.5% stake in New Zealand plastic waste deep tech company NILO, an Auckland-based company focused on turning waste plastics into new products.

"Biodegradable" plastic label may be misleading

30 May, 2023

A widely used compostable plastic has been found to persist unchanged in marine environments for at least 14 months, according to a study.

Putting waste to good use: harnessing the power of biosolids

13 April, 2023 by Andres Mansilla – Senior Engineer, Water Infrastructure, SMEC

Solid waste management is a crucial yet overlooked factor in achieving a circular economy.

Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo in Sydney this July

24 March, 2023

AWRE is set to offer an exciting agenda of events across the two days, with registration now open.

EXAIR Industrial Vacuum Systems

14 March, 2023

EXAIR manufactures industrial duty vacuums for chip removal, liquid transfer and cleaning.

Getting smarter with waste bin management

01 March, 2023

UniSA researchers are using AI to work out how best to manage waste collections from public rubbish bins.

NSW Government offering grant for waste solutions

27 January, 2023

Local Government Waste Solutions has encouraged NSW councils and regional waste groups to develop waste reduction projects that support the transition to a circular economy.

Lithium battery recycling initiative

29 November, 2022

Researchers at the University of Sydney and ABRI have teamed up to champion the safe and sustainable expansion of NSW's lithium battery recycling industry.

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