McDonalds Australia has confirmed the completion of its nationwide transition from plastic straws and cutlery to fibre-based alternatives, which was announced at last year’s National Plastics Summit at Parliament House.
In his final set of financial and operational results, departing CEO, Vik Bansal announced Cleanaway’s statutory net profit of $79.4 million for the first half of the financial year, up 75 per cent on the half year prior.
National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) State Affiliates provide a detailed overview of industry and policy changes across the country.
EPA Victoria has instructed an Epping compost facility to cease accepting waste until it makes its stockpiles comply with EPA fire safety requirements.
The Victorian Government is giving innovators $4.4 million to create everyday products from reusable waste, while getting those ideas out of the lab and into the market with a new round of recycling infrastructure grants.
A facility to dispose of unwanted household chemicals and other hazardous material is now open at the Fremantle Recycling Centre in Western Australia.
Reclaim PV Recycling has secured development approval to establish Australia’s first national solar panel recycling facility in Lonsdale, Adelaide.
Queensland’s Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) has adopted a new waste strategy to guide waste operations and future strategies to reduce waste and preserve resources over the next three years.
More than $100,000 in fines have been issued in the past three months to people who have been illegally operating in the Queensland waste industry.
More than 6.5 million pieces of soft plastic will be recycled in the largest-ever commercial application of Polyrok as part of a Coles supermarket development at Cobblebank in Melbourne’s west.