Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) and its Russian consortium partner, Atomenergomash subsidiary ZiO-Podolsk, have received notice to proceed on the construction of two new waste-to-energy (WtE) plants in Moscow.
Millions of tonnes of sandstone taken from underneath Sydney’s WestConnex is being repurposed to build parts of Western Sydney International Airport.
The Western Australian Government has allocated $30 million in infrastructure grants funding to support the implementation of the Council of Australian Governments’ forthcoming waste export bans.
EPA Victoria has approved a plan to expand and upgrade the Camperdown Compost Company’s facility at Gnotuk in southwestern Victoria.
The NSW EPA has updated its Prosecution Guidelines, which identify the factors the EPA takes into account when deciding whether to launch legal proceedings, including prosecutions, under the EPA’s environment protection legislation.
The Western Australian Government is seeking community feedback on its proposed legislative framework for waste-derived materials.
National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) State Affiliates provide a detailed overview of industry and policy changes across the country.
CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has provided the first ever global estimate for microplastics on the seafloor, with results suggesting there are 14 million tonnes in the deep ocean.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg revealed a $249m boost for the waste and recycling industry as part of the Federal Budget announcement on Tuesday evening, in the hopes of stopping more than 600,000 tonnes of waste ending up in landfill and also creating industry jobs.
Environmental and operational managers at waste and resource recovery facilities can receive several hundred odour complaints a year.