Waste > Management

Victoria counts down to e-waste landfill ban

29 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 recycling

17 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 strategies

13 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 WMRR

07 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 landfill

07 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 waste

12 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 Australia

22 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 MSW

12 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 grease

04 December, 2018

Tallow, dry solids and clear water can be recovered from grease traps.

WasteMaster food waste reduction system

15 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 collection

09 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 scandal

07 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 bins

02 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 pitches

30 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 WMAA

23 October, 2018

The Energy from Waste (EfW) Technology Parliamentary Inquiry was established to inquire into matters relating to the waste disposal industry in NSW.

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