Cutting-edge drone technology is being used by Fire and Rescue NSW (FRSNW) crews to help spot and clear flood debris in cane fields across the Northern Rivers in New South Wales.
With the New South Wales Government’s ban on lightweight single-use plastic bags coming into effect from today, the NSW EPA is stepping up efforts to educate retailers on how best to comply.
The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) has welcomed the decision by the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to retain the existing rules relating to construction and demolition resource recovery. Read more
Two sets of grants totalling more than $2.8 million across 30 council areas will be a boon for recycling food waste across New South Wales. Read more
An independent review of the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority resource’s recovery framework is now underway, with stakeholders being invited to provide feedback until 22 April 2022. Read more
Environment Protection Authority, New South Wales will meet with industry stakeholders to discuss proposed changes to the Recovered Fines and Soils Orders and Exemptions. Read more
Research commissioned by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has found an alarming lack of knowledge around how to deal with asbestos by homeowners and trade professionals. Read more
The New South Wales EPA is making it easier for the construction industry to reuse excavated soil with new standards to increase the quality and value of up to 350,000 tonnes of soil recovered from construction and demolition works each year. Read more
Port Kembla residents are being offered free voluntary soil tests of their land in February 2022. Read more
EPA New South Wales will undergo an independent review of its Resource Recovery Framework to ensure the best possible protections are in place for the health of communities and the environment.