Traditional Owners will collaborate with Victoria University researchers on sustainable water and waste schemes at an innovative new hub, funded by the Victorian Government.
Packaging and recycling giant Visy today announced a $35 million upgrade of its Laverton glass recycling centre.
The Victorian Government has announced the final design of its container deposit scheme (CDS), with the chosen split responsibility model supported by 85 per cent of participants during public consultations.
Cape York residents and businesses are set to benefit from an indigenous joint-venture intended to bolster local industrial services and stimulate employment.
EPA Victoria has approved an Environment Management Plan (EMP) for Maddingley Brown Coal landfill, as part of Western Soil Treatment’s application to receive tunnel boring machine spoil from the West Gate Tunnel Project.
Cleanaway’s proposed $2.52 billion acquisition of Suez’s Australian assets has been scrapped, as French waste management giants Suez and Veolia agree to merge.
Western Australians have recycled more than 283 million containers through Containers for Change since its October 2020 launch, with over 11,000 tonnes of glass, 970 tonnes of aluminium and 258 tonnes of clear PET sent to recyclers to date.
The Local Government Association of South Australia (LGA) is seeking immediate assistance from the state government to address the impacts of a fire which destroyed the Wingfield Visy recycling plant last week.
Victoria’s Macedon Ranges Shire Council is expanding its FOGO service to all shire households in July. This completes the roll-out, which began in February 2020 to over 16,000 properties across the shire.
Australia’s first underground automated waste collection system is moving closer to being switched on in the Sunshine Coast’s new Maroochydore City Centre.