The CEO of WMRR Gayle Sloan talks to Sustainability Matters magazine about the action required to meet our resource recovery target and what's holding us back.
With tonnes of household and industrial plastics breaking down annually in Australia, researchers are looking into how waste is building in Australian waters.
With a theme of 'Advancing Towards Sustainable Resource Recovery', Waste Expo Australia 2023 features a multi-stream conference and exhibition.
Researchers have developed a method for 3D printing a wide range of objects using a paste made of old coffee grounds, water and other sustainable ingredients.
The Australian Institute of Packaging will run a webinar on the intersection between Check Locally and Recycling Mate, providing insights on recycling.
Construction of the MRF on the Sunshine Coast is almost complete, with the facility set to be able to recycle around 60,000 tonnes or more per year at 98% purity.
Australian engineers have found a way of making 30% stronger concrete with roasted used coffee grounds.
The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association has warned that more must be done nationwide if Australia is to meet its resource recovery targets.
Pact Group can make a new recycled plastic wheelie bin in a minute using new equipment at its facility in Braeside, Victoria.
A team of US researchers have developed a thermochemical approach to recover valuable chemicals from polystyrene waste in a two-step process.
Though Australia recovers close to 90% of passenger, bus and truck tyres, the remaining 10% gap is critical to achieving national waste reduction goals.
AWRE 2023 has come to a close, with the mood across the event being that Australia needs to accelerate efforts to manage waste or risk missing its 2030 targets.