Tasmanian program helping to boost circular economy

The Tasmanian Government is promoting its state’s circular economy, through the second Business Resource Efficiency Program (BREP).

straws, single use plastic

More than 120 million plastic straws have been taken off the shelves in the first six months of South Australia’s historic single-use plastic ban, with businesses being urged to prepare for the next round of items to be banned.

University of Southern Queensland receive funding for ‘No Waste’ initiative

The University of Southern Queensland led New Options for Waste and Saving the Environment’ (NO WASTE) precinct project has been awarded $2 million from the Federal Government.

Victorian University survey exploring energy from food waste

Victoria University, in collaboration with three councils, has led a survey of household food waste management.

Seventeen Victorian councils will share more than $1 million in grants to help prepare residents for a move to a four-bin recycling service.

food waste eggs

More household food and garden waste will be kept out of landfill, thanks to $12 million in funding for councils across New South Wales.

New recycling initiative aiming to increase beer can clip reuse

Endeavour Group has rolled out a beer can clip reuse and recycling program, at select BWS and Dan Murphy stores.

A three-month trial of the Containers for Change program starts in Perth Airport’s Terminal 4 (T4) today.

Monash Chemical Engineering students have developed  a sustainable, stand-alone water treatment system that removes organic pollutants from industrial wastewater.

Grant King

Prominent Australian businessman, Grant King AM, is the new Chair of Sydney Water Corporation, replacing Bruce Morgan who will step down on 30 September.


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