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Fairfield community celebrate success of the new Wetherill Park Return and Earn depot

The Fairfield community came together on 15 April to celebrate the new Wetherill Park Return and Earn depot and its …
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Forum helps navigate the product stewardship pathway

The 2024 Australian Product Stewardship Forum will bring together business and government leaders in product stewardship in Australia and Europe.
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RecycleSmart provides recycling solutions for businesses

Small businesses are among the worst recyclers, not because they don’t want to recycle, but because they often don’t have …
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Waste Expo Australia prepping for 2024

Waste Expo Australia has grown from strength to strength since starting in 2013. The expo provides a platform dedicated to …
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Your award nomination can help shine a light on industry leaders

It’s time to dust off those award nominations. The Waste Innovation and Recycling Awards are now open for nomination and …
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Shepparton rolls out glass only purple lid bins

Greater Shepparton City Council has started the rollout of the purple lid (glass only) bin, in line with the Victorian …
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Veolia accelerates the EfW revolution

Veolia is set to play a key role in Australia’s energy from waste (EfW) operations, with three facilities coming online …

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Cleanaway applies for licence to develop waste to energy facility

The EPA Victoria is assessing an application for a development licence of a Melbourne Energy and Resource Centre (MERC) that …
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ResourceCo opens new glass recycling plant

ResourceCo is taking on previously unrecyclable waste with a new multi-million-dollar recycling facility in South Australia. 
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Repurpose It creates circular economy with organics recycling

Repurpose It is using organics recycling to highlight the benefits of a circular economy, while encouraging Victorians to live with …
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Komptech CEA Terminator shreds the toughest waste

Slow-speed shredders play a critical role in the waste management sector. With their rugged design and adaptability, the Komptech CEA Terminator …
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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, …
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Waste industry draws fire

Victorian Waste Management Association Executive Officer Brett Lemin talks about the importance of industry being aware of its obligations and equipped with the knowledge to prevent …
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Cigarette butts: Waste or resource?

Shannon Mead, Executive Director, No More Butts Ltd asks is recycling cigarette butts a waste of time, or a waste …