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Christmas gift waste expected to top $900 million

More than six million Australians expect to receive presents they will not use or wear and the bulk of these …

Waste award winners lead the way

The 2023 Waste Innovation and Recycling Awards honoured experienced companies and newcomers to the industry, and provided organisations an opportunity …
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Pulp mill waste to soil reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Pulp mill waste destined for landfill could be useful as an organic fertiliser to help reduce the greenhouse gas emissions …
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Subway ditches plastic for recyclable catering platter

Global sandwich chain Subway will remove 26 garbage trucks full of plastic from the environment each year through the design …
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Geotab launches solar-powered asset tracker

The Geotab Inc solar-powered asset tracker TT600 series by Positioning Universal Inc (PUI) is now available on the Geotab Marketplace …

M&J shredder plays key role in transition to circular economy

The M&J 4000M shredder’s reputation is built on heavy-duty strength and reliability. It continues to play a key role in …
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RMIT tech turns waste into biochar

New technology developed by RMIT that turns waste into reusable goods for energy and agricultural applications is a step closer …

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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. 
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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 …
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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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Tony Khoury reflects on waste career

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KOR attends Cappellotto anniversary

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women in industry award

Women In Industry Awards return to Sydney

Last Word

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The Last Word: 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 …