Coles has pledged to halve food waste across its supermarkets by 2020, make all packaging of Coles Brand products recyclable and reduce plastic wrapping on fruit and vegetables.
The Queensland Government is moving forward on its comprehensive waste management strategy, a key component of which will be the introduction of a waste levy.
The Boomerang Alliance is calling on the government to address plastic pollution as a matter of priority, in accordance with our international obligations.
Following success overseas, smart waste compacting bins and balers that communicate are now saving Australian businesses time, space and money.
A fleet of 72 waste and recycling collection trucks from Cleanaway has rolled into the Central Coast Council as part of a contract to deliver essential waste management collection services to the area.
Unilever CEO Paul Polman is urging members of the consumer goods industry to help accelerate progress towards the circular economy and address plastic leakage into the world's natural systems.
Veolia Australia and New Zealand has announced its acquisition of ACTQ Septic Services, building on its liquid waste services offering in the ACT.
Australian technology at a soon-to-be-built radioactive waste treatment facility could dramatically reduce the volume of waste compared to other methods.
It is imperative that more emphasis is placed on trees and forests and the citizens of the world start to focus on the rights of trees so that their own rights can continue to flourish.
It is no surprise that food waste in Australia is a significant issue. As the population grows, so too does its food needs, and with this increase in food production comes an inevitable increase in food waste.
The City of Sydney has announced what it claims is the most comprehensive strategy to tackle residential waste in Australia, which will see the City trial separate weekly residential rubbish collections for food waste and textiles as well as introduce weekly e-waste pick-ups.
Waste Expo Australia is over for another year, with the annual conference and exhibition inspiring and educating more than 3000 visitors from the waste management and resource recovery sector across two days earlier this month.
The Andrews Labor government will ban single-use, lightweight plastic shopping bags in Victoria.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced a US$32 million, multi-agency plan to reduce the city's rat population, targeting the three most infested parts of the city.
The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) is calling on members, operators and stakeholders in the waste sector to sign the 'Waste of Origin' pledge.