Some waste handling businesses will require a licence, permit or registration for the first time with the Environmental Protection Act to start on 1 July.
South Australia’s recycling industry is set to receive its biggest ever investment with eight new projects worth $111 million being announced.
Councils, waste service providers, consultants and industry groups can now access the Bin Trim App, which aims to help businesses reduce waste and increase levels of recycling.
Single-use plastics are set to be phased out and green bins for food and organics will be rolled out across New South Wales as part of the state’s plastic plan and waste strategy.
At Waste 2021, CSIRO’s HEINZ Schandl presented on social theory, public policy and the circular economy.
VEGA’s latest product launch is building oFf the company’s long-established reputation as a key supplier of precison-based sensors and equipment for the water and waste industries.
Members of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) have met in Canberra, along with representatives from the Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment.
Rockhampton Regional Council has partnered with the Central Queensland University (CQU) to look at potential ideas to divert waste from landfill.
The Federal Government has announced changes to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s (ARENA) legislation, to support the growth of environmentally friendly technologies.
Washington State University researchers have developed a method of converting recyclable plastics to ingredients for jet fuel, as well as other valuable products.