Waste

Fight Food Waste CRC officially opened

12 July, 2018 by Lauren Davis

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.


Taking a leaf out of the local recycled organics book

12 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Centre for Organic Research & Education (CORE)

How can the lessons learned with recycled organics help the rest of the resource recovery industry refocus post China Sword Policy?


Recycling program seeks to eliminate label waste

11 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Avery Dennison Materials

Three unlikely allies have come together to collaborate on a recycling program that seeks to deliver zero waste to landfills.


NSW Govt funding to blunt China's National Sword

06 July, 2018

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.


E-waste growing three times faster than general waste

06 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Sustainability Victoria

Electronic waste is growing up to three times faster than general municipal waste in Australia, and Sustainability Victoria wants it to stop.


New road specifications could give new life to old tyres

04 July, 2018

Millions of waste tyres could soon quite literally find themselves back on the road — as part of Australia's road infrastructure.


Coffee cup composting service launches in Perth

04 July, 2018 | Supplied by: BioPak

Customers in Perth cafes will be able to dispose of used coffee cups and compostable takeaway food packaging in specially designed compost bins.


Registrations open for 2018 Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo

26 June, 2018

Close to 2000 waste management professionals, business leaders and government representatives are expected to attend the two-day event.


JAX Tyres joins Tyre Stewardship Australia

25 June, 2018

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.


STADLER turnkey sorting plants

12 June, 2018 | Supplied by: CEMAC technologies

Each of STADLER's turnkey sorting plants is designed to work efficiently and is tailored to the user's requirements.


Reinforcing concrete with recycled plastic

05 June, 2018

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.


Down down, supermarket waste is going down

04 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Coles Group & Myer Corporate Services

Coles has pledged to halve food waste across its supermarkets by 2020, make all packaging of Coles Brand products recyclable and reduce plastic wrapping on fruit and vegetables.


Geotech GA5000 portable landfill gas analyser

01 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The GA5000 is an easy to use and calibrate portable gas analyser, built for the landfill gas market, which helps to standardise monitoring routines.


Qld Govt releases directions paper for new waste strategy

01 June, 2018

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.


ACCC reauthorises Tyre Stewardship Scheme

01 June, 2018

The ACCC has granted a further six years of authorisation to the Tyre Stewardship Scheme, designed to increase the recycling of tyres.


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