Waste Management Review explores the retail sector’s engagement with Return and Earn and the role of corporate responsibility in shaping positive recycling outcomes.
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.
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 release of the ACT’s 2019-20 Container Deposit Scheme Annual Statutory Report has shown support among Canberrans is at an all-time high with strong and growing participation.
The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) is urging the Victorian Government to resist changing its proposed container deposit scheme (CDS) model.
Victorians are being asked to provide feedback on the proposed model for the state’s container deposit scheme (CDS), which will be rolled out by 2023.
Western Australians have returned more than 10 million containers since the state’s container deposit scheme, Containers for Change, launched 1 October.
Waste Management Review speaks with Return and Earn charity and community return point operators about collective community action and the social side of CDS.
A container deposit scheme that follows best practice leads to better performance and innovation and should be top of mind for Victorian and Tasmanian Governments as they develop their state-based schemes, writes Rose Read, NWRIC CEO.