conscious consumers

Conscious consumers are eager to go green 

Australians are increasingly conscious about their environmental impact with more than half (57 per cent) concerned about sending their shoes and clothes to landfill and bothered by products that can’t be recycled easily (54 per cent) – according to the latest survey by TreadLightly. Read more

beach bins

Beach bins project extended

A seasonal beach-bin program that has stopped more than 10 tonnes of rubbish from being dumped on beaches in the City of Cockburn since the summer of 2019-20 has been expanded.
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healthy soils

$11m in grants for healthy soils program

Councils and businesses can apply for infrastructure grants to fund new services that will divert waste from landfill and convert it into healthy soils and compost. Read more

Contract awarded for QLD landfill expansion

$6.5M contract awarded for QLD landfill expansion

Noosa Council in Queensland have awarded a $6.53 million construction contract for the Eumundi-Noosa Road landfill expansion, which will ensure the site can satisfy the shire’s needs for the next decade. Read more

QLD waste levy

What’s going on in the Sunshine State?

Queensland has had a waste levy in place since 2019, but unlike other jurisdictions that have implemented a levy, the Sunshine State hasn’t seen the same progress in waste reduction and recycling. With the annual payments up for review and a government announcement expected before the end of the year, Waste Management Review talks with key industry stakeholders to understand their perspectives. Read more

NWRIC - monthly affiliate

NWRIC State Affiliate update

National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) State Affiliates provide a detailed overview of industry and policy changes across the country. Read more