24-25 Aug 2022


CEMAC providing for the future of recycling

May 26, 2022 Recycling

“The tide is turning for the plastics recycling industry as both consumers and manufacturers are increasingly seeing significant benefits of choosing recyclable and recycled materials,” said Eric. “People are beginning to understand that while it’s more expensive to produce quality recycled plastics, the environmental benefits are worth the monetary costs,” he said. Brand and consumer […]

Conquering Australia’s plastic problem

Dec 16, 2020 Recycling

Every minute, a million plastic drinking bottles and 9 million single-use plastic bags are produced worldwide, contributing to the 300 million tonnes of plastic waste we generate each year. Much of this ends up in the environment, where it can persist for centuries.

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.

5 TAKEAWAYS | Opening forum and discussion on the Recycling Modernisation Fund

Nov 26, 2020 Recycling

The Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) aims to drive a billion dollar transformation of Australia’s waste and recycling capacity.

Ecoloop: Australia’s first circular ACP solution

Nov 17, 2020 Recycling

The construction industry contributes to almost all types of pollution and is responsible for over 30% of the extraction of natural resources, as well as 25% of solid waste generated in the world. With more emphasis being placed on sustainability and the circular economy, especially in construction, Fairview is taking a proactive approach to enhance […]

The right recycling equipment for the Australian circular economy

Nov 2, 2020 Recycling

With unprecedented incentives and opportunities in recycling, the ground is shifting towards Australian re-processing of valuable commodities. But markets need to be developed to take up more recyclables.

National reboot of e-waste management would turbo charge the economy and environmental progress

Oct 15, 2020 Recycling

The Australian New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) has recently released a report calling for an expansion of the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme to keep valuable materials in circulation.

The role of landfills in a circular economy

Oct 6, 2020 Recycling

Landfills are like big vacuum cleaners – they suck up waste and resources indiscriminately. The cheaper the landfill price, the greater the suction power and the more potentially recoverable recyclables they suck in, over a wider geography. Landfill’s greatest strength –that it can dispose of almost anything- is also its greatest weakness. It can dispose […]

New recycled glass asphalt guidelines released in NSW

Sep 18, 2020 Recycling

The new guidelines have been released by the NSW Government in the aims of boosting the use of asphalt containing recycled crushed glass on infrastructure projects.

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.

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