The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA NSW) has fined a licensed waste facility in Sydney’s western suburbs $15,000 for poor dust management practices.
After a report revealed over 8,200 tonnes of rubbish is discarded at charity sites each year, the Queensland Government is launching a new social media marketing campaign aimed at cutting illegal dumping at charity stores and donation bins.
Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt will see the results of an organic composting trial at a Victorian farm on Friday as part of AORA’s campaign for International Compost Awareness Week.
Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt officially inaugurated Paintback on Friday (29 April), the country’s first unified, national product stewardship scheme aimed at diverting paint and its packaging from landfill.
Australian online retail and auction company GraysOnline makes its debut at next week’s International Truck, Trailer & Equipment Show, with a view to raising awareness of its services with the waste management industry.
The fourth and final round for ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ grants to reduce food waste in New South Wales is now open.
MRA Consulting Group’s newly-published State of Waste 2016 report shows that waste generation has increased by six time the accompanying growth of the Australian population over the past 20 years.