REMONDIS Australia has withdrawn a Coordinated Project application to build a $400 million Energy-from-Waste plant at its Swanbank Resource Recovery Precinct after being advised by the Queensland State Government that the project pathway was unsuitable. Read more
The Tasmanian Government is increasing the use of recycled rubber from truck tyres in road resurfacing this year as part of its commitment to waste reduction and supporting a circular economy. Read more
The Western Australian Government will invest almost $370,000 towards two waste management projects in the Great Southern region of the state, to support the communities of Ravensthorpe and Katanning. Read more
Environmental laws are now stronger than ever with greater ability to hold waste criminals and those responsible for contamination to account thanks to new laws passed in the New South Wales Parliament last week. Read more
Truck purchasers and key decision-makers are encouraged to complete a survey to go in the running for a $1000 Visa gift card.
The survey is available here.
More than $700 million in container refunds have now been earned by New South Wales (NSW) residents through the Return and Earn scheme, as the state reaches the 7 billion drink container mark. Read more
The City of Cockburn is collaborating with Keep Australia Beautiful Council (KABC) to help a growing number of passionate locals Adopt-a-Spot to reduce litter in their favourite park, nature area or suburb. Read more
Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) and Keep Victoria Beautiful (KVB) are joining forces to help the Litter Enforcement Officer Network (LEON) tackle illegal dumping and stockpiling of waste tyres in local environments. Read more
Engineers and materials experts at Continental Tyres have developed a new racing tyre model made from about one-third recycled and renewable materials. Read more