Willoughby City Council has passed a motion to remove single-use plastics from all council operations.
The Agricultural Product Development Research Consortium will bring together a total of 18 partners to develop high-value products from agricultural waste.
More than 55 industry speakers have been confirmed for Waste Expo Australia's three conferences — Waste Summit, Waste Evolution and Wastewater Summit.
A PhD student has developed a method to turn coffee grounds into lactic acid, which can then be used to produce biodegradable plastics for use in disposable coffee cups.
Old denim jeans are set to find new life as artificial cartilage for joint reconstruction, thanks to advanced textile recycling methods being pioneered at Deakin University.
Integrated services company Downer partnered with Close the Loop to innovatively tailor waste products such as soft plastics to suit a road construction application.
Australian councils are using recycled polypropylene (PP) plastic waste in the form of 'Emesh' to reinforce concrete pavements and other infrastructure.
Twenty-six community groups are set to share in $242,657 to reduce waste, improve recycling and provide community education.
The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) has begun work to develop a package of support to tackle rising insurance costs for its members.
Cleanaway Waste Management has taken delivery of 18 Scania 6x4 prime movers (six G 480s and 12 R 560 V8s) to service a new contract with a major Queensland council.
Designed to reduce and ultimately eliminate pollution in our waterways, the Seabin is a simple concept coupled with an innovative design.
Waste Expo Australia will return to Melbourne from 3–4 October and will include the new Wastewater Summit in 2018.