The effect of banning the bag

The states have moved to ban single-use plastic bags from retail outlets, but just how effective is the blanket ban on keeping plastic bags out of the waste stream? Read more

Are you good to go FOGO?

Food and garden organics collection is proving to be a cost-effective way for councils to reduce the amount of waste to landfill, but why have so many been slow to the punch? Read more

Landfill’s costly legacy

Environmental regulations mean that many of Australia’s old-style tips are not up to scratch. Shekar Atla, of the Baw Baw Shire Council, explains the lessons he learnt from rehabilitating the council’s landfill. 

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