The 2016-17 Queensland State Budget has allocated an extra $1.9 million to improve waste management and create jobs in recycling.
The NSW Government is excusing residents and businesses in 34 storm-affected areas from paying the waste levy fee to help the clean-up process.
Downer has partnered with a Queensland council to launch a spray seal binder for roads made from recycled tyre rubber and print cartridge toner.
The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Bill has been presented to the ACT Legislative Assembly.
This Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia’s Masterclass will focus on Resource Recovery and Waste Transfer Stations systems and how to deliver such projects from concept through to waste acceptance. The course is designed for local government officer and those working in waste management, and offers 2 CPD points.
Monash University, Caulfield East, VIC
Vinyl Council Australia (VCA) with Monash University are inviting those from the waste and recycling industry to participate in a unique workshop looking at creating viable new products from PVC banners.
More than 6,000 tonnes of advertising banners, truck tarpaulins and other coated fabrics go to landfill each year in Australia alone.
Participants can work alongside industry leaders, industrial designers, product manufacturers, granulators, recyclers, UNSW chemical engineers and Monash University designers in the Master Design and Remake Lab to create new products for Australian and international markets.
More details here: VCA Workshop invite_201607
Waste operators involved in a dispute with the new Central Coast super council over job and wage security in a new tender process have returned to work following industrial action.