Lisa Korycki

Remondis sustainability report

REMONDIS Australia releases first sustainability report

REMONDIS Australia, the Australian arm of privately owned global waste management group REMONDIS, diverted 1937 tonnes of plastic, 5856 tonnes of steel, 82,684 tonnes of cardboard and paper and 4769 tonnes of paint from landfill in 2021.
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GHD organics

GHD navigates an organics overhaul

As landfill becomes an option of last resort for Australia’s organics, GHD is helping its clients navigate new policies, engineering controls and monitoring requirements.
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mobilemuster expands

MobileMuster expands

Leading product stewardship program MobileMuster is adding three new e-waste streams to its collection services. Read More
PM cabinet welcomed

New federal government sparks optimism for WARR sector

The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia has welcomed the new Labor government and is excited by the prospect of working with incoming ministers to transition Australia to a circular economy.
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waste disposal guide

$4m boost for Detox Your Home

An additional $4 million funding for the Detox Your Home program, will help Victorians safely dispose of household chemical waste.
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national plastics plan

The 2021 national plastics plan in a nutshell

By Dimitris Dimoliatis and Mike Ritchie, MRA Consulting Group Just over a year ago, the government released Australia’s National Plastics Plan 2021. The plan relies on voluntary actions and aims to provide guidance for increasing plastic recycling, finding alternatives to unnecessary plastics and reducing the environmental impact of plastic. One year on, and it looks like most of its targets will be missed, including the phasing out of EPS packaging and containers, the certification to Australian standards of all compostable packaging and the phasing out of  PVC labels. Although its implementation has been less than ideal, the pan itself provides a strong foundation for tackling plastic waste in Australia. We take a look at the plan’s key points.
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