The Andrews Labor government will ban single-use, lightweight plastic shopping bags in Victoria.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a US$32 million, multi-agency plan to reduce the city's rat population, targeting the three most infested parts of the city.
The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) is calling on members, operators and stakeholders in the waste sector to sign the 'Waste of Origin' pledge.
With 42% of food produced in Australia currently ending up as waste — either during the production and manufacturing stages or via the end consumer — over 50 industry and research organisations have come together to do something about it.
Veolia's Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) facility officially opened on Friday, 8 September in Tarago, 240 km southwest of Sydney. The facility will receive household waste from a number of Sydney councils and is set to change the way we process our red-lidded bins' contents.
Christchurch is putting a 100% electric residential waste collection truck into service.
Sydney Water is removing over 1 million plastic bottles from Sydney waterways each year — and is calling on customers to help with the problem.
An international team of scientists has devised a new way to extract the neurotoxin mercury from the environment — and their secret ingredient is cooking oil.
Cleanaway has been awarded a contract for the provision of waste management services to Chevron Australia.
Solar Bins Australia has deployed its BigBelly Solar smart waste management solution along the Great Ocean Road for Surf Coast Shire in Lorne, Victoria.
The Victorian government has announced a series of long-term plans for waste and resource recovery across six regions — Barwon South West, Gippsland, Goulburn Valley, Grampians Central West, Loddon Mallee and the North East.
Environmental solutions provider Veolia has acquired Ellwaste Waste and Recycling Services — one of the largest privately owned waste management companies in rural Victoria.
Registrations have officially opened for Waste Expo Australia 2017, a waste and resource recovery event taking place from 11–12 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
A City of Sydney plan to 'Leave Nothing to Waste' will introduce new residential waste collection streams to increase recycling and set a path to zero waste.
The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has elected Garth Lamb as its new national president for a term of two years.