EPA Victoria has approved an Environment Management Plan (EMP) for Maddingley Brown Coal landfill, as part of Western Soil Treatment’s application to receive tunnel boring machine spoil from the West Gate Tunnel Project.
The Federal Government is seeking to maximise manufacturing opportunities while driving down emissions and protecting the environment, with funding now available for recycling and clean energy projects under the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI).
The Victorian Government has launched a new recycling facility in Melton that will recover resources from waste, cut greenhouse emissions and produce enough renewable energy to power Western Water’s Recycled Water Plant.
A draft revised NSW Energy from Waste Policy Statement, which proposes tightened restrictions on air emission limits, is now on public exhibition until the end of April.
Melbourne’s Yarra Council is proposing the trial of a dedicated cardboard collection service at selected apartments and multi-unit developments (MUDs), with expressions of interest now open to buildings wishing to participate.
The Plastic Reduction Bill 2020 passed the ACT Legislative Assembly last week, delivering a framework for progressively phasing out single-use plastics over time.
Cockburn’s successful commercial food waste trial, which took less than six months to divert greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to powering an average Australian household for 16 years, will become a permanent service.
A new agency agreement will see Environmental Group Limited (EGL) represent international waste and recycling solutions leader Turmec in Australia.
An international consortium has started development on one of the world’s largest waste-to-energy projects in Dubai, with finance loan agreements finalised with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation.
Cleanaway has entered into an agreement to acquire the Australian assets of French waste management company Suez for $2.52 billion.