Waste

Qld Govt refuses part of Wanless Recycling Park project

03 July, 2023

Part of the Ministerial Call In for the development application for the Wanless Recycling Park in Ipswich has been refused by the Queensland Government.


One month to go until AWRE Summit

03 July, 2023

With just under a month until the AWRE Summit, the program has been expanded to meet industry demand.


Recycled rubber asphalt project aims to improve sustainability of local roads

30 June, 2023

Boral will be involved in a crumb rubber asphalt demonstration project, providing recycled asphalt to be paved across streets from eight Sydney councils. 


Key decision-makers to tackle nation's most urgent issues at AWRE 2023

22 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Diversified Communications Australia

Australia is waste deep in a resource recovery crisis and there's never been a more urgent time for the resource recovery sector to come together.


Investing to reduce construction and demolition waste and boost Australia's circular economy

20 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Clean Energy Finance Corporation

The challenge of Australia's growing construction and demolition (C&D) waste stream is being addressed at a multimillion-dollar flagship facility in Queensland.


Circular economy for packaging

20 June, 2023

Australian environment ministers have agreed to mandate obligations for packaging design and make industry responsible for the packaging they place on the market.


Funding boost for wind turbine recycling program

19 June, 2023

Engineering researchers from the University of Edinburgh receive grant to develop a wind turbine recycling process.


Biodegradable bags for mushroom farming

13 June, 2023

University of Queensland researchers are working with mushroom growers to help reduce the reliance on plastic 'grow bags'.


Shaping the future of EV battery stewardship

09 June, 2023

BSC CEO Libby Chaplin and Curtin University Professor Peter Newman have called for immediate action on EV battery stewardship and recycling.


Emerson tech used to optimise the waste-to-energy process

07 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Emerson

Emerson is helping HaloSep to optimise its process that turns hazardous incinerator flue gas residue from waste-to-energy plants into usable materials.


Inter IKEA investing in NZ plastic waste technology

06 June, 2023

IKEA has acquired a 12.5% stake in New Zealand plastic waste deep tech company NILO, an Auckland-based company focused on turning waste plastics into new products.


StyroCycle expanded polystyrene recycling scheme launches

31 May, 2023

Households and small businesses in Australia now have an option to dispose of expanded polystyrene packaging waste to be recycled.


"Biodegradable" plastic label may be misleading

30 May, 2023

A widely used compostable plastic has been found to persist unchanged in marine environments for at least 14 months, according to a study.


Breaking the Plastic Habit program awarded

16 May, 2023

Brookfield Properties has been awarded a CitySwitch Award in recognition of its Breaking the Plastic Habit program in Australia.


Paper cups recognised as recyclable

09 May, 2023

Simply Cups has been recognised as an Alternative Destination under the Australasian Recycling Label, giving instructions on how to recycle paper cups.


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