Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) has released a draft advisory note on the public health considerations for disposal of radioactive waste. Read more
In an Australian first, the ACT Government has declared public events as ‘plastic-free’ under the Plastic Reduction Act, passed earlier this year. It is also engaging with the community and industry on the phase-out of the second tranche of single-use plastic items from 1 July 2022.
Sydney Water, who service the water supply needs for Greater Sydney, have developed alternative methods to satisfy the needs of the area’s growing population. Read more
Fifteen regional councils will receive funding to help future-proof landfills and deter illegal dumping as part of the ongoing clean-up from the 2019-20 bushfires in New South Wales. Read more
An industry-first fabric take-back scheme for Australian fabric printer, AFI Branding has diverted more than 250 tonnes of fabric waste from landfill. Read more
They’re tough, rubbery and resilient— and they carry us safely from home to work, school to holidays. But where do our tyres go when they’ve worn out? S&J Australian Scrap Tyre Disposals explain. Read more
A Woolworths BYO container trial will help customers at Tasmanian stores cut plastic in their regular shop. Read more
Australian businesses have been recognised for their work towards improving packaging sustainability as part of the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s (APCO) Annual Awards ceremony. Read more