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.
Recycling or waste sorting involves recognising precisely recyclable objects and extracting them as rapidly as possible to put them in the right bin.
Local Adelaide manufacturer BioBag World Australia have created a new clear, certified home compostable mailing film for Direct Mail Centre of Australia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Peak industry bodies recently collaborated on cutting the confusion over compostable plastic packaging, easing consumer pressure on brands.