Victoria counts down to e-waste landfill ban29 May, 2019
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.
Major parties graded 'C' in recycling17 May, 2019
Australia's waste and recycling associations have issued a 'C' grade to the three major political parties.
Call for Canberra to enact five major waste strategies13 March, 2019
ACOR and national recycling campaign group Boomerang Alliance have released five priority actions for the next federal government to implement.
NSW parties must prioritise waste management, says WMRR07 March, 2019
Waste Management and Resource Recovery (WMRR) is urging all NSW parties to commit to six key priorities in the NSW election on 23 March.
Transfer station to divert 70% of waste from landfill07 March, 2019
A waste transfer station has been opened in Pakenham, Melbourne, to recover the maximum re-usable and recyclable content.
Booming after the war… on waste12 February, 2019
Product stewardship advocate Dr Helen Lewis said now is a great time to be involved in the resource recovery industry.
New year, new name for Waste Management Association of Australia22 January, 2019
The Waste Management Association of Australia has changed its name to the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia.
TOMRA Sorting Recycling AUTOSORT COLOR for separating glass from MSW12 December, 2018
TOMRA Sorting Recycling has introduced AUTOSORT COLOR, a machine that works in combination with AUTOSORT LASER to effectively separate glass from municipal solid waste.
The second life of grease04 December, 2018
Tallow, dry solids and clear water can be recovered from grease traps.
WasteMaster food waste reduction system15 November, 2018
The WasteMaster system reduces the weight and volume of food waste by up to 80%, producing a compost-like and odourless residual material.
City of Sydney to trial food scraps collection09 November, 2018
The City of Sydney is inviting 100 apartment buildings and 300 houses to join a food scraps collection trial, set to commence in mid-2019.
Upton criticises NSW EPA over farm fertiliser scandal07 November, 2018 by Lauren Davis
Successive NSW governments have spent the past 18 years spreading waste from household red bins across farms, in a bid to reduce landfill and rejuvenate soil.
Soft plastics still a problem in recycling bins02 November, 2018
Plastic bags and soft plastic remain the largest problem items in recycling bins, according to a survey of randomly selected bins by Willoughby City Council.
Frasers Property wants your waste management pitches30 October, 2018
Frasers Property is aiming to create the world's most sustainable shopping centre at Burwood Brickworks in Melbourne, requiring a focus on innovative waste minimisation.
EfW inquiry: NSW govt's response "disappointing", says WMAA23 October, 2018
The Energy from Waste (EfW) Technology Parliamentary Inquiry was established to inquire into matters relating to the waste disposal industry in NSW.