24-25 Jul 2024

Collection & Transfer

5 TAKEAWAYS | E-Waste – Expanding the NTCRS

What will an expanded National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme (NTCRS), to include all electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) look like?

5 TAKEAWAYS | Container Deposit Scheme Harmonisation

Tasmania has signaled its intention to have a container deposit scheme (CDS) in full effect by 2022, with Victoria to follow by 2022/23.

Battery collection to be boosted by Battery Stewardship Scheme

Authorisation from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has allowed the Battery Stewardship Council (BSC) to establish and operate a levy scheme to help manage the recycling of all types of expired batteries.

Australia Post joins TechCollect for e-waste disposal scheme

A national e-waste shipping solution has been developed in partnership between Australia Post and TechCollect.

AWRE have committed to cutting the rubbish by recycling takeaway cups and lids with RecycleMe™

In April 2018 the Australian Government announced the Towards 2025 agenda, legislating all single-use packaging needs to be reusable, recyclable or compostable. Globally governments are moving at various speeds, however there is consistent and growing pressure from community and consumer groups to reduce the impact of packaging products ending up as litter or landfill.

A Classic Recycling Innovation Story

Direct Pallets & Recycling along with CJD Equipment and SDLG are doing an excellent job for our environment by applying the good old mentality of reuse, recycle and rethink.

Build a house and butt out litter

RMIT researchers may have found a way to solve a global littering problem while helping brick makers cut production costs. A team led by Dr Abbas Mohajerani has demonstrated that fired-clay bricks made with just 1% of cigarette butt content can in fact cut brick production costs and reduce energy consumption by up to 58%. […]

Cash for cans another paradigm shift for recycling in NSW

By introducing a container deposit scheme, NSW has done more than just give consumers ten cents for recycling cans and bottles. Announced on May 8, 2016 by NSW Premier Mike Baird, the new cash for cans scheme in NSW is set to mirror the scheme which has operated in South Australia since 1977. The impending […]

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