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Councils form new company to tackle waste

 Councils in Melbourne’s south-east have joined together to form a special purpose vehicle (SPV) called South East Metropolitan Advanced Waste Processing Pty Ltd to deliver new infrastructure to process household waste.
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Illegal waste crackdown

EPA and Hume City Council are encouraging members of the public to report dumpers who unload piles of asbestos-contaminated soil in streets or on public land. 
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Councils form new company to tackle waste

 Councils in Melbourne’s south-east have joined together to form a special purpose vehicle (SPV) called South East Metropolitan Advanced Waste Processing Pty Ltd to deliver new infrastructure to process household waste.
$27M funding now open for recycling, waste reduction initiatives in NSW

Recycling bins trial in public spaces

Yellow-lidded recycling bins will be installed in Stanwell Park and Thirroul foreshore areas in Wollongong, New South Wales as part of a new trial program.
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Organic waste converted into energy

Brisbane-based engineering company Finn Biogas will transform the way organic waste is disposed, thanks to a $1 million grant as part of the Federal Government’s Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII).
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Water security improved

A $4.4 million upgrade of the Hinchinbrook Water Treatment facility has been opened.

Recycling Victoria grants open

The second round of the Recycling Victoria Councils Fund is open.

Waste management in action

Remediation for a greater outcome

Remediation for a greater outcome

Working closely with Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority, Australian Recycling Corporation (ARC) continues to provide waste solutions, with the support of …
Validating clean energy

Validating clean energy

While recent research in relation to Australia’s performance on climate change and the transition to clean energy is cause for …
Turmec makes headway

Turmec makes headway

Geoff Bailey knows all about infrastructure and how it can help the Australian waste landscape. Waste Management Review talks to the chief …
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Looking ahead pays dividends

Wastewater specialist Aerofloat won a tender for Shellharbour Council not only based on experience, but having foresight. It explains how.
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Council in focus

Eyes on Canterbury-Bankstown

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Leading the recycling revolution: Moyne Shire Council

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Expanding kerbside in Macedon

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REMONDIS Australia

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Keeping up Cleanaway’s reputation

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The collaborative model: MWRRG

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Achievements amid challenges: APCO

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Build it and they will come: Rick Ralph

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Next generation AORA

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Last Word

Building a culture of repair

The time is Right to Repair, but it requires policies and programs that acknowledge the barriers and opportunities to making it work.

Is FOGO inevitable?

Inevitable? Probably not everywhere. But I would predict a significant majority of Australia’s 537 councils will go FOGO within a decade, writes Mike Ritchie, MRA Consulting Group Managing Director.

Waste export ban on mixed plastics: is Australia ready?

For the plastics export ban transition to be successful, we need local, state and federal Governments to work proactively with the resource recovery sector, writes Rose Read, CEO of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council.

The role of WtE in meeting the resource recovery challenge

For Australia to meet its ambitious recovery targets, government cannot ignore the role of WtE facilities, writes Rose Read, NWRIC CEO. 

The circular economy for organics – are we there yet?

Is there a functioning circular economy for organics in Australia? The answer depends on how you define the concept.