Millions of tonnes of sandstone taken from underneath Sydney’s WestConnex is being repurposed to build parts of Western Sydney International Airport.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg revealed a $249m boost for the waste and recycling industry as part of the Federal Budget announcement on Tuesday evening, in the hopes of stopping more than 600,000 tonnes of waste ending up in landfill and also creating industry jobs.
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.
Is the Federal Government’s $190M Recycling Modernisation Fund the answer to transforming waste and recycling capacity? Brittany Coles speaks with Josh Wilson about the reform needed to deal with Australia’s waste crisis.
The Federal Government has introduced the Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020 into parliament.
Round 10 of the Federal Government’s Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants program is open, with $10 million available for projects that provide innovative solutions for the recycling and reuse of plastics, paper, glass and tyres.
An international authority on Indigenous cultural and intellectual property and two environmental scientists have been appointed as co-chief authors of the 2021 National State of the Environment Report (SoE).
The Federal Government has announced $4 million in seed funding to create a new independent entity that will be responsible for driving food waste reduction in Australia.
The Federal Government will develop Commonwealth led national environmental standards to underpin new bilateral agreements with state governments.
The Federal and ACT Government’s will deliver a $21 million upgrade to the ACT material recovery facility under the $190 million Recycling Modernisation Fund.