$140 million to eliminate plastic pollution

13 December, 2023

A Cooperative Research Centre initiative led by Griffith University has received significant funding in the latest federal government CRC selection round.

Regional hospital installs Wastemaster

24 November, 2023

Tonnes of food waste from the Epworth Geelong kitchen is being converted to compost, reducing landfill and greenhouse gas emissions.

Blister pack partnership reaches recycling milestone

20 November, 2023

Blooms The Chemist and Pharmacycle are celebrating the success of their partnership, with over three million medicinal blister packs diverted from landfill.

Australia's dumped tyres are piling up, new data reveals

15 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Tyre Stewardship Australia Limited

Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) has released its tyre recovery data for 2022–2023, which revealed 11.3 million tyres were dumped. So, what's the solution?

Sydney street refreshed with recycled materials

15 November, 2023

In Sydney, around 120,000 glass jars and more than 200 tonnes of reclaimed asphalt were used to refresh a one-kilometre stretch of Clarence Street.

Recycle Mate: helping to recycle packaging

13 November, 2023 by Nerida Kelton FAIP, Executive Director, AIP; Vice President Sustainability & Save Food, WPO | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Australian consumers want more information about how to recycle packaging so the ARL program has collaborated with the Recycle Mate platform to help make a difference.

Recyclers applaud move towards sustainable packaging

13 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Australian Council of Recycling

The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) congratulates the Australian Government for taking the lead on packaging regulation to support reuse, recyclability and recycled content.

Insect-powered food waste management solution for hospitality industry

10 November, 2023

Goterra's innovative food waste management technology has been unveiled onsite at the Howard Smith Wharves precinct in Brisbane.

Construction waste recovery facility to open in Brisbane

06 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Rino Recycling

Rino Recycling is set to open its $95m high-tech waste recycling facility in Pinkenba, which will be capable of processing 475 tonnes of assorted waste an hour.

Carbon fibre recycling method showing potential

31 October, 2023

Ultra-light cars made from recycled carbon fibre are a step closer, thanks to a new method of recycling developed at UNSW Canberra.

Eye surgery waste recycling project at NZ hospital

30 October, 2023

The Southern Cross Healthcare team have paired up with Johnson & Johnson to repurpose 10,000 disposal lens delivery systems that were previously sent to landfill or burnt.

Brisbane technology for waste-to-energy plant in Manila

20 October, 2023

Cyclion has signed a partnership with the Philippines government to build a waste-to-energy plant that converts plastics and biomass into electricity and energy.

Gold Coast partners to tackle waste management changes

20 October, 2023

To deal with the challenges of waste management on the Gold Coast, the City has partnered with JJ's Waste & Recycling.

Countdown to Waste Expo Australia

17 October, 2023 | Supplied by: RX Global

Waste Expo Australia 2023 is one week away, with thousands expected to attend the two-day conference at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Food rescue organisation appoints new CEO and Chair

12 October, 2023

Aussie food rescue organisation SecondBite has appointed Daniel Moorfield as CEO and elected Joel Mahemoff, CEO of JGL Investments, as Chair.

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