A partnership has resulted in 3989 textile collection bookings and 73,045 kg of textiles avoiding landfill, and saved 292,178 kg of greenhouse gases.
A survey assessing 82 popular food products has found that more than 80% feature packaging that cannot be put into home recycling bins.
An innovative concrete mix incorporating soft plastic has been used to build a footpath in Werribee, Victoria.
Chemists from Rice University in Texas have converted pyrolysed ash from plastic recycling into graphene using a Joule heating process.
Korean researchers have developed a microorganism capable of producing biodiesel precursors from lignocellulosic biomass such as discarded cardboard boxes.
UNSW Sydney will take part in a collaborative project to develop technology that will divert up to 10,000 tonnes of paper and plastic waste into construction materials for building roads.
Victoria's recycling infrastructure is set for a turbocharge, with the federal and state governments making major investments to double the state's domestic recycling capacity.
A new recycling facility to be built by Remondis Australia in Dandenong, Victoria, will process a third of the state's solvent waste each year.
A car battery recycling program is allowing RACQ to reduce its environmental footprint and prevent 2500 tonnes of potential waste from going to landfill each year.
Grant winner BioPak will use the funding to develop and support its new nationwide program, The Compost Network.
Tip Top has introduced 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard bread tags in what is reported to be an Australian first.
CEBIC has launched in Victoria, creating a collaborative hub to create solutions to reduce waste, increase recycling and reuse, and generate new revenue for Victorian businesses.