Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of plastic waste generated from clothing enters landfill every year, prompting the Federal Government to invest $1 million to fund a new textile waste grant round under the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund.
PepsiCo has become the first large food business in Australia to integrate 100 per cent recyclable packaging across its entire snack range.
BINGO has opened a new $100 million mixed waste recycling facility, at the company’s Eastern Creek Recycling Ecology Park.
The Federal Government has awarded a $1 million grant to the Battery Stewardship Council through the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund.
The Federal Government is seeking to maximise manufacturing opportunities while driving down emissions and protecting the environment, with funding now available for recycling and clean energy projects under the $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative (MMI).
The Federal Government is delivering improvements to the way environmental risks from chemicals are managed in Australia, with the passing of the Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management (Register) Bill 2020 in Parliament last week.
Consumers can now demand their used tyres go to genuine recyclers, as the Federal Government lends support to Tyre Stewardship Australia’s (TSA) National Tyre Product Stewardship Scheme.
Four new schemes join a range of organisations represented at the launch of the Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence at Parliament House on Monday night.
The Federal Government is taking the fight against plastic waste to a new level, from plastic free beaches, to ending the confusion over household collection systems, declaring war on cigarette butts and putting an end to polystyrene consumer packaging.
The Federal Government is setting its sights on the 800,000 tonnes of clothing and textiles discarded by Australians each year, with $350,000 allocated to support Circular Threads – a new group to be led by the Australasian Circular Textile Association (ACTA).