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.
Australia's waste and recycling associations have issued a 'C' grade to the three major political parties.
ACOR and national recycling campaign group Boomerang Alliance have released five priority actions for the next federal government to implement.
Waste Management and Resource Recovery (WMRR) is urging all NSW parties to commit to six key priorities in the NSW election on 23 March.
A waste transfer station has been opened in Pakenham, Melbourne, to recover the maximum re-usable and recyclable content.
Product stewardship advocate Dr Helen Lewis said now is a great time to be involved in the resource recovery industry.
The Waste Management Association of Australia has changed its name to the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia.
TOMRA Sorting Recycling has introduced AUTOSORT COLOR, a machine that works in combination with AUTOSORT LASER to effectively separate glass from municipal solid waste.
Tallow, dry solids and clear water can be recovered from grease traps.
The WasteMaster system reduces the weight and volume of food waste by up to 80%, producing a compost-like and odourless residual material.
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.
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.
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 is aiming to create the world's most sustainable shopping centre at Burwood Brickworks in Melbourne, requiring a focus on innovative waste minimisation.
The Energy from Waste (EfW) Technology Parliamentary Inquiry was established to inquire into matters relating to the waste disposal industry in NSW.