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Straw No More in Adelaide as Mayor backs ban with War On Waste II set for launch
What is rubbish and what is recycling? Test yourself with this quiz
Now China refuses to be dumping ground for the world’s waste, where on Earth will it all go?
Small cities win big on waste management
Waste management lessons for Kenya from the Swedish model
Closing the Loop—European Circular Economy Package to Improve Waste Management
Management insights for a waste management company
New tool improves residential waste management services
People are calling Woolworths out for using unnecessary plastic packaging just days after the plastic bag ban
A rubbish idea: how blockchains could tackle the world’s waste problem
Everyone Is Applauding This National Geographic Cover But The Real Shock Lies Inside The Pages
Pernod Ricard: Getting Rid of Plastic Straws is a Call to Corporate Responsibility
A New Role for Brands – Vancouver
Four ways to manage healthcare waste sustainably
Singapore’s first zero-waste grocery store is opening
How can industries innovate in the year of climate action?
What are the world’s biggest plastic polluters doing about the problem?
Plastic is not the problem, it’s what you choose to do with plastic that’s the problem: expert
Ministers commit to eliminating all packaging going to landfill
Google is changing the sustainable office game
Food giants Unilever, Nestle and PepsiCo will get tougher on single-use plastics
Mixed reaction to environment ministers’ recycling agreement
Behind Europe’s quest to scale industrial symbiosis
Meet Daisy, Apples latest robot recovering and reusing iPhone components
Is the future of farming vertical?
Environment and Liveability Strategy 2017
How Singapore firms are shrinking their packaging footprint
Fact check: Does a Toyota Corolla emit less than a Tesla?
Global effort could cut ocean plastics by 77% by 2025
EU ambassadors approve new rules on waste management and recycling
Be Promoted Globally by Austrade
Waste management recognised by the United Nations
Making the best out of waste: These 8 startups are helping Indian cities manage trash
Waste Action Collective: Dehradun citizens’ initiative to deal with waste disposal
Nepal lacks e-waste management laws
Clarkson: Catalina Waste Management Program converting building waste into useful supplies
The War on Waste ABC Series with Craig Reucassel
Coles to follow Woolworths’ lead and phase out plastic bags around the country
Towards Zero Landfill Project
Contact lens recycling scheme brings Australia closer to zero waste vision
How to win the climate wars – talk about local ‘pollution’ not global warming
Thirsty world must wake up to looming water crisis, expert says
‘Nobody is safe’: Plastic found in drinking water on five continents
Regional Development Innovation Awards 2017
In an Aussie first, creators of “poo powerd car” hope to leave their mark on the world
Scientists create edible water orbs to replace plastic bottles
What if we could build roads with recycled plastic?
Victorian Government launches “waste to energy” fund
Central Australian salt mine proposal to double as waste facility
Australian Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub
TENDER: Redlands City Council Waste Collection and Disposal Tender. EOI Closing 2 June 2017
Plastic eating bacteria discovered in Japan could solve the problem of plastic pollution
Transforming waste into fuel with Australian innovations.
This company has a genius solution to food waste
Kiwi company turns plastic waste into high-quality concrete
Olympic Medals for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are to be made from recycled mobile phones in an effort to promote sustainability and save costs.
In a collaboration of the country’s five largest waste and resource recovery companies, the new National Waste & Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) will be the national policy setting body.
The Mobile Muster diverted more than 5122 kilograms of mobiles, batteries, chargers and accessories from landfill in a year.
Queensland mechanical engineers have developed an end-of-life tyre recycling process that produces oil with less emissions (and no loss of engine performance). It also produces carbon and steel leaving nothing wasted. Reducing the 1.5 billion tonnes of tyres discarded each year has to be good.
France bans plastic cups, plates and cutlery.
Waste 2017 Conference & Exhibition at Coffs Harbour, 2-4 May 2017
The Energy from Waste Conference in London next week will include a site visit to the recently-opened Greatmoor Energy from Waste facility.
Takeaway coffee cups cannot be recycled with other cardboard products due to their liquid-proof liner made from plastic. A dedicated coffee cup recycling system is being trialed in Sydney to save them being dumped in landfill. Coffee cups in the UK are shredded and made into polymer, a durable plastic which can be used for carry trays, placemats, coasters, outdoor furniture or even used in shop fit-outs.
Calling for a more circular economy, plastic would be repeatedly recycled instead of ending up as trash or marine pollution. Unilever has committed that all of the plastic packaging used in its products will be 100 per cent reusable, recyclable, and compostable by 2025.
A volunteer group organises trips to various islands in the Whitsundays to clean up plastic that washes up on beaches. A great way to explore the Great Barrier Reef!
Many of the world’s largest companies benefit from plastic without having to compensate society for the material’s decades-long environmental costs. Could a New Plastics Economy be the answer?
Solar powered water wheel garbage collector in action.
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