Waste Management Review

textiles product stewardship

Textiles product stewardship scheme wins support

The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) and the National Retail Association (NRA) have backed the federal government’s announcement of a $1 million grant through the National Product Stewardship Fund for clothing textiles. Read more

The flexible performer

The flexible performer

Iveco’s Eurocargo model is already one of Europe’s best-selling medium-duty trucks. With its versatility and manoeuvrability, it’s also gaining popularity within Australian waste operations. Read more

plastic-free

Plastic-free public events in ACT

In an Australian first, the ACT Government has declared public events as ‘plastic-free’ under the Plastic Reduction Act, passed earlier this year. It is also engaging with the community and industry on the phase-out of the second tranche of single-use plastic items from 1 July 2022.

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fabric waste

Fabric waste milestone

An industry-first fabric take-back scheme for Australian fabric printer, AFI Branding has diverted more than 250 tonnes of fabric waste from landfill. Read more

Sustainable scrap

Sustainable scrap

They’re tough, rubbery and resilient— and they carry us safely from home to work, school to holidays. But where do our tyres go when they’ve worn out? S&J Australian Scrap Tyre Disposals explain. Read more