The Victorian Government is reducing the impact of e-waste through the establishment of a new centre in the satellite suburb of Officer in Melbourne's outer south-east.
Pollution control company Carbonxt is on a mission to make coal-fired power stations cleaner, utilising clean technology that is already being used by power stations and utilities in the United States.
Waste management company SUEZ has been awarded the contract for the Northern Beaches Council recycling and resource recovery process, run by recycling centre Kimbriki.
It is no surprise that food waste in Australia is a significant issue. As the population grows, so too does its food needs, and with this increase in food production comes an inevitable increase in food waste.
Established in 1996, C-Wise recycles and processes organic waste, though the company won't call it that. Rather, it sees everything that comes in as a valuable resource.
Planet Ark's National Recycling Week, to be held from 13–19 November, is this year highlighting how consumers and businesses can properly close the recycling loop by purchasing products that contain recycled content.
7-Eleven and Simply Cups have announced a takeaway cup recycling initiative in an effort to divert up to 70 million takeaway cups from landfill.
Experimental design studio Bentu is a manufacturer of contemporary concrete lighting, furniture and objects. Crafted from recycled concrete and ceramic gathered from construction and demolition sites and factories in China, the company's products show how material waste can be given a second life outside of landfill.
The City of Sydney has announced what it claims is the most comprehensive strategy to tackle residential waste in Australia, which will see the City trial separate weekly residential rubbish collections for food waste and textiles as well as introduce weekly e-waste pick-ups.
Only 5% of used tyres are recycled locally in Australia, but researchers from the University of Melbourne have teamed up with Tyre Stewardship Australia and Merlin Site Services to come up with an innovative way to re-use the rubber.
Members of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) met on 12 October to discuss key issues affecting the waste industry, with the meeting resulting in several calls to action.
Luxury hotel Pan Pacific Melbourne has announced its latest recycling initiative as part of its commitment to responsible environmental and ethical practices.