A $2.5 million paper sorting facility has opened in Truganina, West Melbourne, to process 39,000 tonnes of recycled paper a year.
The NOREC recycling process is taking steps to produce environmentally friendly packaging by converting plastic materials into re-usable bags.
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.
Western Sydney has seen unprecedented growth, yet councils in the area are not seeing waste management infrastructure put in place to accommodate the increase.
Mint Innovation has constructed a working biorefinery to demonstrate technology that can recover valuable metals from e-waste.
ACOR has confirmed that the Indonesia-bound shipping container at the centre of recent media reports was sent by an Australian recycling company.
Project Proof, an initiative led by packaging and paper company Mondi Group, has shown that unclean, raw, post-consumer recycled content can be used to create new flexible packaging.
Researchers from the Deakin School of Engineering have discovered that recycled or waste glass can substitute sand when making polymer concrete.
Research from Penn State University and Boston College has shown that US consumers are inspired to recycle if they are prompted to think about how recyclables become new products.
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.
A waste treatment plant in Melbourne heralds industrial-scale composting and slashed carbon emissions.
Danish entrepreneur works with STEINERT to turn incineration bottom ash into pure metal fractions of raw-material quality.
Most Australians recognise that extracting resources to make products that we use and then throw away is unsustainable. There is a call to shift to a circular economy...
Australia's waste and recycling associations have issued a 'C' grade to the three major political parties.