The President of the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR), Peter Tamblyn, has announced the appointment of Cameron O’Reilly as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective from 18 January.
Tasmanian businesses are being encouraged to bring forward new ideas and new technologies for tackling the country’s growing plastic waste challenge, with the Recycling Modernisation Fund (Plastics) Grants Program now open.
The NSW Government has waived the waste levy fee for residents disposing of flood generated waste in areas across the state’s north coast, Southern Highlands and Northern Tablelands that have been declared Natural Disaster Areas.
Australia’s recycling rate has risen to 60 per cent, up two per cent, in the past two years, according to the latest National Waste Report.
The Federal Government has unveiled a new $4 million body with the sole focus of reducing Australia’s food waste – a critical step towards its target of halving the millions of tonnes of food that ends up in landfill every year by 2030.
In a first for an Australian council, Townsville City Council is using a bituminous geomembrane to cap a landfill site for rehabilitation.
The Federal Government is investing $14.9 million into nine recycling projects worth more than $40 million under Round 10 of the Cooperative Research Centre Projects (CRC-P) initiative.
Cathy Wilkinson has stepped down from her role as EPA Victoria’s Chief Executive Officer.
A demonstration project aimed at increasing the use of recycled crumb rubber on local roads across Tasmania is helping pave the way to a more sustainable future.
Cleanaway has released its FY20 Modern Slavery Statement to identify and mitigate any potential modern slavery risks in Cleanaway’s operations and supply chain.