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Diamond Z grinders: Rugged and durable

Manufacturer Diamond Z has the experience and knowledge to offer one of the toughest horizontal grinders on the market.
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CDE, Walker Quarries showcase wash plant at open day

Wet processing solutions provider CDE is partnering with Walker Quarries in New South Wales to host an open day on …
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Visy launches Australian-made retail paper bag

The move away from single use plastic continues to move apace, with Visy launching an Australian-made retail paper bag, that …
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Metcash signs on to National Plastics Recycling Scheme

Wholesale distribution company Metcash has signed on to the National Plastics Recycling Scheme (NPRS) to help close the loop on …
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Ecocycle flags e-waste recycling challenges

E-waste, battery recycling, vapes, and product stewardship. The challenges of 2023 need attention to protect the industry, says Ecocycle’s Zoltan …
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$1m grant for Repurpose It organics recycling expansion

Minister for Environment Steve Dimopoulos today announced a $1 million investment to expand the food and organics processing capacity at …
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$3.5m to tackle marine debris

The Australian Government is providing the Tangaroa Blue Foundation with $3.5 million of funding over  four years to support marine debris …

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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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Tony Khoury reflects on waste career

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The Sentinel VISION AI can be attached to most landfill machinery and equipment.

Intelligent risk mitigation


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Australian Open a grand slam for sustainability

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Last Word

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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 …

WRIWA reviews state strategy

Waste and Recycling Industry Association of Western Australia President Mike Harper reviews the state’s Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 and the impact …
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Regulation needed to advance circular economy

Recycling is one link in the circular economy – but it’s the link that closes the loop. Suzanne Toumbourou, CEO …