Commitment - emissions - reduction - NSW

Kiama Council has set a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2031, following its adoption of a Corporate Emissions Reduction Plan (Corp ERP).

The Plastic Free July program is expected to be taken up by more than three million Australians this year, with the program encouraging people to be part of a solution to plastic pollution.

Following a yearlong review of Hobsons Bay’s kerbside waste service, the council is announcing a range of changes to their service.

EPA Victoria has announced that they will again sponsor the Premier’s Sustainability Awards.

QLD - Queensland - recycling - waste - scale up

The Queensland Government has announced a $80 million boost to grow and expand the states waste and recycling industries.

Sustainability Victoria has been awarded a total of $6.3 million in grants for 23 projects.

Waste technology - products - farmers

South East Water is involved in a new project, which will transform leftover biosolids into reusable products for farmers.

Funding - community - organisations

The $3.1 million ‘Community Climate Change and Energy Action Program’ will support community organisations to reduce their operational costs, as well as greenhouse gas emissions.

Construction of Australia’s biggest polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling plant is gaining momentum, with the Federal Government providing a $16.5 million investment into the plant.

Our relationship with plastic needs rethinking. Plastics are versatile materials, but the way we use them is not sustainable.


july, 2021

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