24-25 Aug 2022

Industry News

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.

Komatsu waste spec loaders operated by Cleanaway

One of Australia’s leading waste management and recycling companies, Cleanaway, have been operating two Komatsu WA430-6 waste spec loaders for the last year.

Federal Parliament introducing Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill

Sep 2, 2020 Recycling

Seeking to phase out the export of 645,000 tonnes of unprocessed plastic, paper, glass and tyres annually, the Bill has been introduced in 2020.

A multitude of circular presentations

Aug 27, 2020 Event News

Attendees at this year’s Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo online event will be able to explore a range of unique approaches to resource recovery, including innovations in the e-waste and waste-to-energy sectors.

$10 million commitment by NSW for solar panel recycling

Aug 26, 2020 Recycling

The NSW Government is investing $10 million to boost solar panel recycling in a move to help improve environmental performance in diverting end-of-life solar panel systems from landfill.

Australia’s food waste to be cut in half with new entity

Aug 20, 2020 Waste Solutions

The Australian Government has recently announced $4 million in seed funding to aid in creating a new independent entity that will be responsible for driving food waste reduction in Australia.

AWRE 2020 Event Update

Aug 17, 2020 Event News

The past few months has continued to see much disruption to the way we conduct business and live our daily lives. AWRE is committed to providing an essential platform for the waste, recycling and resource recovery sector to grow, learn and do business safely, and therefore we are excited to announce that AWRE 2020 will […]

Australia set to launch with new Rocket Composter

Aug 14, 2020 Organics

The Rocket Composter, from UK waste-to-energy solutions provider Tidy Planet, is ready to be used at a community farm in Fish Creek , Victoria.

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.

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