Waste > Management

NSW and Vic not fantastic on plastic, says WWF

10 October, 2019

WWF-Australia has rated the nation's states and territories on their efforts to tackle single-use plastics — NSW and Victoria fall at the bottom of the scorecard.

Solving South Africa's mounting tyre problem

03 October, 2019

Green Distillation Technologies has signed an agreement worth up to $50 million to establish up to five tyre recycling plants in South Africa.

Plasma gasification: a way to boost the circular economy

25 September, 2019 by Spyridon Achinas*

It is essential to obtain a better understanding of plasma gasification (PG) and its impacts on the environment, society and the economy. PG is a technology that could be used to divert waste from landfill.

EPA waste disposal guidelines for C&D industry in NSW

19 September, 2019

The NSW EPA has published two documents to help the construction and demolition industry strengthen their waste disposal processes.

Australia wasting recycling potential

18 September, 2019

An EY report has revealed that — by failing to correctly handle our recyclable materials — Australia could be missing out on $324 million each year.

Sending PFAS packing, permanently

13 September, 2019

In response to growing demand for an effective way to permanently remove PFAS from the environment, AECOM has collaborated with the University of Georgia to devise a reliable, permanent and cost-effective solution.

NZ hardens up on soft plastics recycling

06 September, 2019

A rollout of soft plastics collection in New Zealand follows the successful restart of collections across the Auckland region.

Melbourne's global search for recycling tech

23 August, 2019

The City of Melbourne is embarking on an international search for innovative technologies that will expand and enhance its network of waste and recycling hubs.

Counteracting waste levies with recycling solutions

23 August, 2019

The best thing organisations can do to mitigate the impact of increasing costs and social pressures is to implement an effective and long-term recycling solution.

International expert joins Australia's fight against food waste

07 August, 2019

Sustainable food systems expert Mark Barthel has been called upon to help Australia address the $20 billion of food wasted every year.

City combats waste crisis with fast-track strategy

05 August, 2019

The City of Melbourne will fast-track elements of its Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy to address the state's recycling crisis.

VWMA urges recycling despite state recycling crisis

29 July, 2019

The Victorian Waste Management Association is urging Victorians to keep recycling despite interruption to the state's waste and recycling network.

RPC bpi nordipac NOREC closed chemical recycling process

16 July, 2019

The NOREC recycling process is taking steps to produce environmentally friendly packaging by converting plastic materials into re-usable bags.

WA group seeks landfill alternatives

16 July, 2019

South West Regional Waste Group has called on the commercial waste management sector to submit proposals on strategies and technologies that will divert the region's waste from landfill.

WSROC calls for urgent state action on waste

11 July, 2019

Western Sydney has seen unprecedented growth, yet councils in the area are not seeing waste management infrastructure put in place to accommodate the increase.

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