The Victorian Government’s four-year Recycling Victoria policy will invest more than $300 million into the state’s waste and recovery sector, including 40.9 million to establish recycling infrastructure in regional areas.
The Victorian Budget will invest an unprecedented $1.6 billion to create renewable energy hubs across its regions, the largest investment in clean energy of any state, ever.
An overwhelming 88 per cent of Australian business leaders believe the circular economy will be important to the future of business, according to new research from Planet Ark.
Turmec, a global leader in recycling solutions, has announced the appointment of Geoff Bailey as its new CEO.
The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has labelled the NSW State Budget ‘short sighted’, with the real economic potential of the waste and resource recovery industry being bypassed for a reliance on landfill levies.
Cleanaway and Coles have launched a depackaging unit in Brisbane to convert food waste into nutrient-rich compost, the first of its kind in Queensland.
New intakes for the NSW EPA’s Circulate and Civil Construction Market Programs are now open for projects seeking to divert valuable materials from landfill for re-use, recycling and industrial ecology projects.
A new innovation centre is bringing together businesses, industry groups, research institutions and not-for-profit organisations to create solutions to reduce waste, increase recycling and reuse, and generate new revenue for Victorian businesses.
A trial testing the use of crumb rubber asphalt on highly trafficked roads has won the Sustainable Transport Infrastructure Award at this year’s National Transport Research Awards.
Frost & Sullivan’s latest report on Environmental Intelligence has shown that waste management operators are facing increasing challenges with minimising impacts on growing communities and stricter regulations.