Waste > Management

Fight Food Waste CRC officially opened

12 July, 2018 by Lauren Davis

The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre officially commenced operations on 1 July, less than three months after receiving a $30m grant from the Australian Government.

Coffee cup composting service launches in Perth

04 July, 2018

Customers in Perth cafes will be able to dispose of used coffee cups and compostable takeaway food packaging in specially designed compost bins.

JAX Tyres joins Tyre Stewardship Australia

25 June, 2018

JAX has committed to ensuring that any end-of-life tyres it disposes of are managed within the Tyre Stewardship Scheme, as well as supporting the public education and market development efforts of Tyre Stewardship Australia.

Down down, supermarket waste is going down

04 June, 2018

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.

Qld Govt releases directions paper for new waste strategy

01 June, 2018

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.

Call to reduce plastic pollution in our waterways

23 March, 2018

The Boomerang Alliance is calling on the government to address plastic pollution as a matter of priority, in accordance with our international obligations.

Get smart and reduce waste

07 February, 2018

Following success overseas, smart waste compacting bins and balers that communicate are now saving Australian businesses time, space and money.

Cleanaway waste management fleet arrives on the Central Coast

02 February, 2018

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 calls for industry action on packaging waste

25 January, 2018

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 acquires ACTQ Septic Services, builds liquid waste capability

19 December, 2017

Veolia Australia and New Zealand has announced its acquisition of ACTQ Septic Services, building on its liquid waste services offering in the ACT.

Management of radioactive waste using Australian technology

13 December, 2017

Australian technology at a soon-to-be-built radioactive waste treatment facility could dramatically reduce the volume of waste compared to other methods.

Addressing the value of trees

28 November, 2017 by Steve Nicholson*

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.

The responsibility of corporates to take on the food waste challenge in Australia

24 November, 2017 by Ria Smith, Health, Safety & Environment Director, Australia

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.

City of Sydney expands waste collection services

26 October, 2017 by Lauren Davis

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.

Innovation and collaboration on show at Waste Expo Australia 2017

23 October, 2017

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.

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