Select Brisbane residents will have the chance to pilot a new app, which aims to educate Australians on correct recycling practices, before its national launch.
Two of Australia’s leading recycling and resource recovery organisations are collaborating with the Federal Government to improve industry standards and procedures to encourage landfill diversion.
Waste Management Review speaks with former Australian Council of Recycling CEO Pete Shmigel about his next venture – Australia’s first total solution for bicycles.
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.
An independent policy discussion paper has recommended a better targeting of annual waste levies and a new Plastic Reduction Offset Scheme, to improve Australia’s chance of meeting ambitious national recycling targets.
Information on consumer products and packaging is shining the spotlight on recycling operations across Australia. Waste Management Review speaks with industry to discuss consumer confusion and achieving labelling consistency.
A Plastics Recycling Results Roadmap is set to be produced following a roundtable meeting hosted by Assistant Waste Reduction Minister Trevor Evans and Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) CEO Pete Shmigel.
New research has revealed 85 per cent of Australian consumers want retailers and brands to be more transparent about the origins and sustainability of their products and whether they are engaging in ethical practices.
An independent national audit of recycling information on consumer products and packaging has revealed a situation that is confusing for consumers and does not support better recycling, according to the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR).
The Federal Government’s new $190M Recycling Modernisation Fund will generate $600 million of recycling investment and drive a billion-dollar transformation of Australia’s waste and recycling capacity.