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The War on Waste ABC Series with Craig Reucassel

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Coles to follow Woolworths’ lead and phase out plastic bags around the country

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Biofutures

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Towards Zero Landfill Project

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Waste Expo Australia 2017

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Contact lens recycling scheme brings Australia closer to zero waste vision

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How to win the climate wars – talk about local ‘pollution’ not global warming

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Thirsty world must wake up to looming water crisis, expert says

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‘Nobody is safe’: Plastic found in drinking water on five continents

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Regional Development Innovation Awards 2017

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In an Aussie first, creators of “poo powerd car” hope to leave their mark on the world

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Scientists create edible water orbs to replace plastic bottles

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What if we could build roads with recycled plastic?

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Victorian Government launches “waste to energy” fund

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Central Australian salt mine proposal to double as waste facility

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Australian Disaster Resilience Knowledge Hub

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TENDER: Redlands City Council Waste Collection and Disposal Tender. EOI Closing 2 June 2017

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Plastic eating bacteria discovered in Japan could solve the problem of plastic pollution

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Transforming waste into fuel with Australian innovations.

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This company has a genius solution to food waste

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Kiwi company turns plastic waste into high-quality concrete

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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.

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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.

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The Mobile Muster diverted more than 5122 kilograms of mobiles, batteries, chargers and accessories from landfill in a year.

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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.

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France bans plastic cups, plates and cutlery.

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Waste 2017 Conference & Exhibition at Coffs Harbour, 2-4 May 2017

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The Energy from Waste Conference in London next week will include a site visit to the recently-opened Greatmoor Energy from Waste facility.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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?

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Solar powered water wheel garbage collector in action.

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