Waste > Management

Organic additive to help plastic biodegrade 90+% faster to generate waste-to-energy

01 November, 2021

The Biogone organic additive is designed to help plastic biodegrade approximately 90+% faster than conventional plastics when it's disposed to a modern landfill.

Energy from Waste Infrastructure Plan in NSW

15 September, 2021

Cleanaway noted that the new plan limits the development of energy-from-waste facilities to four priority infrastructure areas, all of which are located outside the Sydney Basin.

SUEZ invests in surplus food marketplace

17 August, 2021

SUEZ has taken a 20% equity stake in online surplus food marketplace Yume Food as part of an investment in the circular economy.

AWRE 2021 cancelled following lockdown extensions

23 July, 2021

AWRE 2021 — scheduled for 25–26 August — has been cancelled due to the unfolding COVID-19 situation across the nation.

Plastics phase-out backed by Packaging Forum

30 June, 2021

The Forum has welcomed the New Zealand Government's move to phase out difficult-to-recycle and some single-use plastics.

Navigating the challenges in waste and recycling regulation

21 June, 2021 by Kate Swain*, Partner and Sarah Hausler**, Partner at McCullough Robertson Lawyers

Recycling and Waste: a compliance snapshot is provided by two partners at McCullough Robertson Lawyers.

Method Workplace Recycling System

01 June, 2021

The Method Recycling System is designed to help organisations recycle more and waste less.

Grant gives BioPak go-ahead for composting infrastructure expansion

02 December, 2020

Grant winner BioPak will use the funding to develop and support its new nationwide program, The Compost Network.

Vic recycling revolution sees launch of new innovation centre

23 November, 2020

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 office towers fight food waste

23 October, 2020

Sydney's Grosvenor Place is combating food waste by installing a dehydration system that converts food waste into fertiliser.

Polyethylene: new catalyst breaks it down to boost value

20 October, 2020

A new method to molecularly deconstruct polyethylene could see the most commonly used form of plastic transformed into higher-value, widely used chemical compounds.

$15K fine for hazardous waste facility

13 October, 2020

Environmental Treatment Solutions has incurred a $15,000 fine for allegedly failing to safely store hazardous chemicals at its Minto waste facility.

Online masterclass: Managing petroleum-hydrocarbon-contaminated sites

06 October, 2020

Industry can potentially save millions with LNAPL management for better environmental outcomes. Find out more at an online masterclass.

Pasadena and Frewville Foodlands farewell single-use produce bags

15 September, 2020

Pasadena and Frewville Foodlands have introduced compostable bags throughout their stores for fresh fruit and vegetables, deli items and baked goods.

Victoria tackles pandemic-driven clinical waste surge

01 September, 2020

The Victorian Aged Care Response Centre has coordinated a cross-government effort to manage the hundredfold increase in clinical waste production.

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