With sensors and solar powered bins fuelling decision making across Australia’s smart cities landscape, Smartsensor Technologies Managing Director Leon Hayes outlines the power of data in the era of smart waste.
In an Australian first, a group of companies have collaborated to produce Australia’s first soft plastic food wrapper made with recycled content.
WRIQ has partnered with law firm MinterEllison to breakdown changes to industrial manslaughter offences and share important advice to help prepare businesses across Australia.
Plans to modernise Bega Valley Shire Council’s waste management practices are confirmed, with steps in place to reduce landfill dependency and its associated costs.
Waste and recycling industry associations have welcomed the announcement of National Plastics Plan by the Commonwealth Government, but urging the state governments to harmonise single use plastics ban.
Snack and confectionery company Mondelez International and food and beverage giant PepsiCo have agreed to cut their use of virgin plastic for packaging as part of increased efforts to eliminate and replace single-use plastics.
Tyre Stewardship Australia has recently adopted a Modern Slavery Impact Statement. CEO, Lina Goodman addresses human rights and related risks along the end-of-life tyres value chain.
A local council in the western region of Melbourne has won an Award for Excellence for its use of digital mapping for waste collection.
A new Household Hazardous Waste facility joins Fremantle Recycling Centre, marking the 14th Hazardous Waste facility in Western Australia.
South Australia is the first state in the nation to pass legislation to ban the sale, supply and distribution of single-use plastic products such as straws, cutlery and beverage stirrers.