Last year, Magnum was the first ice cream brand to use recycled polypropylene plastic in its packaging and now its rolling out over 7 million new tubs and lids for its pints range.
Industry has defended Australia’s recycling operations following an ABC Four Corners investigation on ‘plastic wars’ that revealed the actions of the American plastics industry are ‘fooling consumers’.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced operational changes to industries under the state’s stage four restrictions. Councils and the waste and recycling industry should continue to provide critical waste services to Victorians.
A Queensland-first sustainable wastewater treatment plant at the $53.7 million Cedar Grove Environmental Centre (CGEC) is now operational.
Australia’s largest delivery network has achieved its 2020 environmental targets, reducing carbon emissions by 25 per cent and diverting 100,000 tonnes of material from landfill.
Refund point operators and processors taking part in the McGowan Government’s new container deposit scheme will receive more than $830,000 in financial assistance.
Infrastructure Victoria’s Elissa McNamara explains how Victoria could recover up to 90 per cent of its waste if $1 billion is spent on recycling infrastructure in the next two decades. Brittany Coles reports.
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has used an aerial drone to spot licence breaches in Ravenhall that could have caused problems with odour and litter.
An independent health report is calling for greater transparency and reporting of Queensland’s Container Recycling Scheme (CRS) and an increased number of refund locations and expansion to the types of bottles and cans which can be returned.
In the face of supply chain disruptions, Waste Management Review explores how onshore processing and local manufacturing will play an increasing role in building a resilient waste sector.