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$26M funding for new Canberra recycling facility

An investment of $26 million from both the ACT and Australian Governments will fund the construction of a new recycling …
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Astec extends fixed plant distribution rights to New South Wales

Astec Australia, has announced that Mineral Processing Solutions Pty Ltd (MPS), an OPS Group (OPS) company, will expand distribution of …
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ALLU buckets scale up use of recycled materials at building sites

ALLU buckets are helping to scale up the use of recycled materials on building sites across Australia.
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Novel method for measuring nano/microplastic concentrations in soil

Current techniques for measuring nano/microplastic (N/MP) concentrations in soil require the soil organic matter content to be separated and have …
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Asbestos finds highlight need for consistent policy: AORA

The peak body for Australia’s organics recycling industry says recent asbestos finds highlight the need for consistent policy.
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AWRE and the circular economy

With discussions of a circular economy becoming more prominent, there is no better time to participate in the Australasian Waste …
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NHVR registers Industry Code of Practice for waste and recycling

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has registered the Waste and Recycling Industry Code of Practice to drive better safety …

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MECBIO waste recycling systems offer an end-to-end solution

As global populations swell and consumerism reaches new heights, the byproduct is an ever-increasing stream of waste. The challenge is …
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Turmec launches Aftersales CRM system

Turmec launches new Aftersales CRM system, the next generation of rapid solutions providing customers with one central place to order …
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Gardner Engineering, Dehaco partner for specialised waste equipment

The Gardner Engineering and Dehaco partnership provides Australia’s waste management and resource recovery industries equipment for any situation.
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Positioning technology helps extend life of landfill cells

From regional council landfills to large-scale, privately managed waste facilities, positioning technology is helping to extend the life of landfill …
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Why better product stewardship will benefit recycling sector

Suzanne Toumbourou, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Council of Recycling, explains why better product stewardship will reward the recycling …
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Sustainability Victoria outlines state’s path to circular economy leader

Sustainability Victoria has a vision for Victoria to become the national leader of circular economy within three years. How? Chief …
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APCO and Australia’s packaging targets

Chris Foley, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation explains how Australia will deliver on National Packaging Targets.
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Why waste and recycling is key to Australia’s economic future: NWRIC

Rick Ralph, Chief Executive Officer of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC), lays bare the need for industry …
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The Last Word: Busting plastic pollution myths

Mike Ritchie, Managing Director MRA Consulting Group, explains why stopping plastic pollution is a four-legged chair – better recycling, bans, …