Waste Management

  1. Bringing Circular Economy to Tasmania

    Bringing Circular Economy to Tasmania

    Tasmania is on a path of progress, releasing a draft Waste Action Plan in July that aims to tackle waste and resource recovery in the jurisdiction through a more strategic approach, and the plan also includes the roll-out of a waste levy and a container refund scheme.

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  2. Statement on Indonesia shipping back waste

    Statement on Indonesia shipping back waste

    In response to reports in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age today of Indonesia’s plan to ship 100 containers of contaminated plastic waste back to Australia, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) acknowledges and agrees that Australia should be managing its own waste and resources and reiterates that the country does recycle millions of tonnes on-shore – though Australia needs to grow its demand and use of recovered resources.

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  3. Australia's First C&D Waste Recycling Facility

    Australia's First C&D Waste Recycling Facility

    Melbourne-based Repurpose It is a recycling company with a difference: dedicated to making landfills a thing of the past, it is driven by the belief that all waste has the potential to be turned into value.

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  4. Perisher Valley sees over 600kg rubbish removal

    Perisher Valley sees over 600kg rubbish removal

    National Parks and Wildlife Service has removed more than 600kg of rubbish from Perisher in Kosciuszko National Park, NSW. The December clean-up was conducted with Perisher Resort staff as part of the Annual Clean-Up Perisher Day in Kosciuszko National Park. The efforts led to the removal of 70kg

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  5. WA Community and Industry Engagement program

    WA Community and Industry Engagement program

    Applications are open for the Western Australian Government’s $1 million Community and Industry Engagement program. Eligible projects may include development and implementation of waste management guidelines and improved practices, targeted training and knowledge sharing, diversion

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  6. Scaling up the circular economy

    Scaling up the circular economy

    How progressive is Australia compared with the rest of the world when it comes to actioning circular economy principles? Waste Management Review investigates. Over the years, much has been said about abandoning the “take, make, dispose” mod

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