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ResourceCo opens new glass recycling plant

ResourceCo is taking on previously unrecyclable waste with a new multi-million-dollar recycling facility in South Australia. 
AORA strategic plan

AORA releases strategic plan

The Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) wants a seat at the table to help inform legislative changes that impact the …
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Surge in battery fires prompts warning

A surge in lithium-ion battery fires across New South Wales has prompted a warning to consumers to beware of sub-standard …
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Packaging industry bodies join forces

Two peak industry bodies have joined forces to strengthen the sustainable packaging landscape in Australia and New Zealand.
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$2m in grants for litter prevention

Cigarette butts and takeaway containers are some of the litter items being targeted as part of $2 million in successful …
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Repurpose It creates circular economy with organics recycling

Repurpose It is using organics recycling to highlight the benefits of a circular economy, while encouraging Victorians to live with …
2023 Premier's Sustainability Awards

2023 Premier’s Sustainability Award winners announced

UPPAREL was last night recognised as the winner of the Industry Leader award in the Waste and Recycling Solutions category …

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Komptech CEA Terminator shreds the toughest waste

Slow-speed shredders play a critical role in the waste management sector. With their rugged design and adaptability, the Komptech CEA Terminator …
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Polymaster sets standard in wastewater, chemical storage

Storing wastewater and other hazardous chemicals is not a market opportunity for the faint of heart. Getting it wrong can …
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ResourceCo, stewards of sustainability

ResourceCo’s global experience and credentials in resource recovery is helping others realise their sustainability objectives.

ACCO set to make big return

Australia’s longest-standing commercial vehicle nameplate, the ACCO, is set to make a return to the IVECO product line-up with a …
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Busting plastic pollution myths

Mike Ritchie, Managing Director MRA Consulting Group, explains why stopping plastic pollution is a four-legged chair – better recycling, bans, …
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Waste industry draws fire

Victorian Waste Management Association Executive Officer Brett Lemin talks about the importance of industry being aware of its obligations and equipped with the knowledge to prevent …
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Cigarette butts: Waste or resource?

Shannon Mead, Executive Director, No More Butts Ltd asks is recycling cigarette butts a waste of time, or a waste …

WRIWA reviews state strategy

Waste and Recycling Industry Association of Western Australia President Mike Harper reviews the state’s Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 and the impact …
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Regulation needed to advance circular economy

Recycling is one link in the circular economy – but it’s the link that closes the loop. Suzanne Toumbourou, CEO …