A regional organic waste processing facility will be established at Boyer in Tasmania’s south.
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
Coles Liquor’s newest craft beer is being brewed using unsold supermarket bread and excess white peaches. Read more
The ACT Government is investing in a large-scale Food Organics and Garden Organics (FOGO) facility to process local waste. Read more
Hobsons Bay City Council has conducted a large-scale trial, focusing on the use of compostable paper bags to help recycle food scraps. Read more
The ACT Government is providing an additional green waste service to help residents in storm-affected areas clean up. Read more
ALDI Australia is set to become the first major Australian supermarket to begin replacing plastic straws with paper alternatives in a boxed drink product. Read more
Brisbane-based engineering company Finn Biogas will transform the way organic waste is disposed, thanks to a $1 million grant as part of the Federal Government’s Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII).
For many food-producing businesses, it is common for food waste to land in a rotting pile at the tip, producing damaging greenhouse gases and taking up precious, expensive landfill space.
The United Nations World Food Programme in partnership with the Australian Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade has hosted the #StopTheWaste event. Read more