A landfill levy discount for residuals would reduce stockpiles and reinvigorate recycling, writes Alex Serpo, Secretary of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council.
APCO CEO Brooke Donnelly explains some of the key action points achieved by stakeholders and others that lie ahead to meet the 2025 National Packaging Targets.
To renew and regenerate is a fundamental and everyday principal to an industry dedicated to the recovery and beneficial reuse of organics, writes the Australian Organics Recycling Association’s Diana De Hulsters and Peter Wadewitz.
Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation CEO Brooke Donnelly shares an update on the suite of projects happening in 2019 to work towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.
By applying circular economy principles to the textile waste issue, we can clearly identify stakeholders along the lifecycle of products and pathways for landfill diversion and resource recovery, writes Graham Ross, Co-Founder of BlockTexx.
Consistent labelling and increased industry capacity would help councils identify the correct pathways for recyclable plastics, writes Australian Local Government Association President David O’Loughlin.
The new National Waste Policy acknowledges the importance of a circular economy, but is largely a missed opportunity, writes Jenni Downes, Senior Research Consultant at the University of Technology Sydney’s Institute of Sustainable Futures.
2018 has been an incredible year of progress in sustainability for Australia’s packaging manufacturers, writes Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation CEO Brooke Donnelly.
2018 has brought a host of challenges for local governments, giving rise to calls for Federal Government leadership to promote and strengthen a circular economy in Australia, writes Australian Local Government Association President David O’Loughlin.
A shift in business practices would support a significant increase in procurement of recyclables, writes Matt Genever, Director Resource Recovery at Sustainability Victoria.