Brittany Coles

Recycling industry responds to ‘plastic wars’

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’.

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What does Victoria’s State of Disaster mean for waste?

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.

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EPA VIC drone spots uncovered garbage

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.

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Calls to improve QLD Container Recycling Scheme

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.

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New Aussie clean jobs plan

The Cleans Jobs Plan, commissioned by the Climate Council has found 76,000 jobs can be created across Australia, rapidly getting people back into the workforce while also tackling climate change.

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