The Clean Energy Regulator has awarded contracts for 50.5 million tonnes of abatement at an average price of $10.23 per tonne in the third Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction was held on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 April.
A Queensland company has invented a range of machines to size reduce plastic bottle waste on site at workplaces and hospitality venues, which they unveiled to the waste industry at Waste 2016 last week.
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 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.