More than 273,000 tonnes of food and garden waste – enough to fill more than 30,000 garbage trucks – will be diverted from landfill every year in New South Wales.
Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley has announced more than $900,000 in Commonwealth and State funding for Hay Shire Council to construct a $1.8 million materials recovery facility, in southwestern New South Wales. Read more
The Federal and Victorian Governments have jointly announced 13 new projects that will see 136,000 tonnes of plastics, paper, glass and tyres remade into new products while creating new jobs and new investment in the Victorian economy. Read more
New Australian technology is helping to clean Sydney Harbour and show how more plastic and other pollution can be removed from waterways. Read more
The Federal Government is calling on “waste warriors” to download the ‘Recycle Mate’ app, in an effort to increase the apps product catalogue for users. Read more
A new scheme will bring together fashion designers, manufacturers, retailers and charities to divert materials heading to landfill every year with support from the Federal Government. Read more
Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley joined Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton in Narrabri highlighting the role that regional Australia can play in Australia’s recycling transformation, and the need to ensure remote and regional communities have access to recycling opportunities.
Waste and recycling projects supporting regional and remote New South Wales (NSW) are now eligible to share in up to $7 million of Federal Government funding made available nationwide under the Recycling Modernisation Fund. Read more
Households and small businesses will have better access to free recycling for computers and televisions following approval of two new providers for the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme (NTCRS).