The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre officially commenced operations on 1 July, less than three months after receiving a $30m grant from the Australian Government.
How can the lessons learned with recycled organics help the rest of the resource recovery industry refocus post China Sword Policy?
NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has announced $9.5m in funding for better waste recycling projects to counter the effects of China's National Sword policy.
Electronic waste is growing up to three times faster than general municipal waste in Australia, and Sustainability Victoria wants it to stop.
Millions of waste tyres could soon quite literally find themselves back on the road — as part of Australia's road infrastructure.
Close to 2000 waste management professionals, business leaders and government representatives are expected to attend the two-day event.
JAX has committed to ensuring that any end-of-life tyres it disposes of are managed within the Tyre Stewardship Scheme, as well as supporting the public education and market development efforts of Tyre Stewardship Australia.
A new method for replacing steel mesh used in concrete reinforcement with recycled plastic has seen engineering firm Fibercon recycle over 50 tons of plastic waste.
The Queensland Government is moving forward on its comprehensive waste management strategy, a key component of which will be the introduction of a waste levy.
The ACCC has granted a further six years of authorisation to the Tyre Stewardship Scheme, designed to increase the recycling of tyres.