The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to invest more in recycling infrastructure but says a more holistic approach is needed from government and the plastics industry. Read more
The national Recycling Modernisation Fund has been boosted to $250 million with a $60 million new funding stream to tackle problematic plastics such as bread bags and chip packets. Read more
As the 1 December deadline for Australia’s tyre export ban inches closer, Tyrecycle and equipment manufacturer Eldan Recycling are at the forefront of future-proofing the sector. Read more
Visy will partner with the Victorian and Federal Governments to install one of the world’s most advanced paper recycling technologies at its manufacturing hub in Coolaroo, Melbourne.
Australia’s largest tyre recycler, Tyrecycle, in partnership with Kariyarra Aboriginal Corporation, has secured a $6.9 million grant to build a secure processing facility at Port Hedland.
The Federal and Western Australian Governments have announced $70 million in joint funding that will drive a more than $174 million recycling boom for the state.
The Federal and NSW Governments have announced a $35 million grant round for recycling companies ready to invest in new projects that will support the transformation of NSW’s waste industry.
South Australia’s recycling industry will receive a $30 million boost with the Federal and State Governments signing up to a National Partnership on recycling infrastructure.
The Federal and Victorian Governments are turbo-charging Victoria’s recycling infrastructure, with a major investment that will double the state’s domestic glass recycling capacity, increase its plastic recycling by 40 per cent and create 350 jobs.
Tasmanian businesses are being encouraged to bring forward new ideas and new technologies for tackling the country’s growing plastic waste challenge, with the Recycling Modernisation Fund (Plastics) Grants Program now open.