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Industry News

Energy from waste – Time for national agreement and action

Aug 11, 2020 Waste Solutions

With a growing demand for renewable, reliable and alternative baseload power, there has been a call for national agreement between states and territories in addressing the role energy from waste plays in solving Australia’s waste problems.

Robotic Waste Sortation: The Picks-Per-Minute Illusion

Recycling or waste sorting involves recognising precisely recyclable objects and extracting them as rapidly as possible to put them in the right bin.

No microplastics left behind with new home compostable wrap

Jul 30, 2020 Packaging

Local Adelaide manufacturer BioBag World Australia have created a new clear, certified home compostable mailing film for Direct Mail Centre of Australia.

Experts weigh in on the future of recycling

Jul 29, 2020 Recycling

A recent survey was conducted by the NSW Government on recycling and plastic waste. With findings set to be released later this year, academics talk on the research into recycling, the work on advanced waste conversion technologies and the future of recycling.

Recycling innovation taken to new level with $18 million collaborative hub

Set to focus on not only reducing landfill waste but also reshaping reclaimed waste into new materials, the new Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Hub (TREMS) has been created to transform the construction and manufacturing sectors.

Building a Circular Economy: Product Stewardship Act Moving the Industry Back on Track

Earlier in July, the review of the Product Stewardship Act and $20 million Investment Fund was released, highlighting a positive and strong response from the Australian Government in regards to the future of the waste and recycling industry.

Global waste management giant; SUEZ welcomes 11 Hitachi construction machines to their orange fleet

Operating globally for 160 years, the team at SUEZ are experts in water and waste management spanning five different continents. The company aims to help businesses, governments and communities shape a sustainable environment through reuse and recycling of water and waste.

An Industry Bands Together

Jul 21, 2020 Event News

At last year’s Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE), NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean explained his intentions to bring industry, councils and the wider community back to the waste management decision making table.

STEINERT – Eddy current technology at its best

The mechanical recovery of metals is the economic basis of all recycling – something recognised by Ferdinand Steinert in 1889 when STEINERT Magnets were first used to recover iron from steel slag.

Combating Compost Confusion

May 21, 2020 Organics

Peak industry bodies recently collaborated on cutting the confusion over compostable plastic packaging, easing consumer pressure on brands.

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