Lisa Korycki

FOGO service WA

All go for FOGO in Townsville

More than 270 tonnes, or the equivalent of 5400 full kerbside wheelie bins, of organic materials has been diverted from Townsville landfills since the start of a Food Organics, Garden Organics (FOGO) Kerbside Collection Trial in October 2021.
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new plastic

New PET-like plastic made from waste biomass

Scientists have developed a new, PET-like plastic made from the non-edible parts of plants. The plastic is tough, heat-resistant, and a good barrier to gases such as oxygen, making it a promising candidate for food packaging.
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NSW EPA compost

NSW EPA spreads the word about compost

Millions of dollars of grants to tackle food and garden waste have been delivered by New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (NSW EPA) under its Waste Less Recycle More program since 2013.
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