Waste Management Review

QLD floods

$771 million package for QLD flood victims

Queensland’s largest ever extraordinary disaster assistance package will fast-track remaining clean-up efforts and help flood victims whose homes have been ravaged during the 2021-22 flooding season.
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The MH3022 Material Handler has been designed for indoor and outdoor waste sorting applications.

Exceeding requirements

Toowoomba Regional Council services one of Queensland’s largest geographical regions. A Caterpillar MH3022 Material Handler is helping ensure an efficient operation.
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RMF funding

RMF funding “one part of the solution”

The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to invest more in recycling infrastructure but says a more holistic approach is needed from government and the plastics industry.
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Switched on to renewable energy

ResourceCo is planning a multi-project expansion to harness the energy of construction and demolition waste across Australia.
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Plastic bags used in concrete in Queensland first

Bread bags used in concrete in Queensland first

More than 800,000 soft plastic bread bags from thousands of Queensland households have been recycled into a new recycled aggregate replacement, with Mackay Regional Council pouring the state’s first batch of ‘Polyrok’ concrete last week.
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plastics and circular economy

RMF boost welcomed

Industry leaders have welcomed Federal Government plans to invest in advanced recycling technology through a new $60 million stream of the Recycling Modernisation Fund. Read More