Horsham landfill diversion helps avoid future cost spikes
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by Lisa Korycki
21h ago
Dooen landfill operations. Image: Horsham Rural City Council More than 3000 tonnes of waste has been diverted from landfill in the first year since Horsham Rural City Council … The post Horsham landfill diversion helps avoid future cost spikes appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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AWRE 2024 to tackle plastic waste issues during Plastic Free July
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by Lisa Korycki
21h ago
(Image: airborne77 / stock.adobe.com) Plastic waste is a big feature at this year’s Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE), presented by Diversified Communications, with speakers from Australian … The post AWRE 2024 to tackle plastic waste issues during Plastic Free July appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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VTG teams up with Isuzu to solve the Top End’s ‘too hard’ waste problems
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by Lisa Korycki
1d ago
VTG has recently updated its fleet with multiple Isuzu FYJ 300-350 8 x 4 trucks. Image: Isuzu The load of Australia’s waste is only growing, and for those dedicated to the task of keeping the country clean, … The post VTG teams up with Isuzu to solve the Top End’s ‘too hard’ waste problems appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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Is the vape cloud clearing?
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by Lisa Korycki
2d ago
Despite recent bans on vapes there is no slowdown in litter or landfill rates. Image: SVETOV DMITRII / shutterstock.com Shannon Mead, Executive Director, No More Butts, considers the progress made on vaping reforms in the past year and asks, … The post Is the vape cloud clearing? appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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Behind the scenes of TOMRA Cleanaway’s container deposit scheme
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by Lisa Korycki
2d ago
Waste 2024 delegates went behind the scenes of the Coffs Harbour Return and Earn scheme. Image: TOMRA Cleanaway The sound of industry is in full force as we arrive at one of New South Wale’s regional container recycling … The post Behind the scenes of TOMRA Cleanaway’s container deposit scheme appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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New soft plastic recycling technology for South Australia
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by Lisa Korycki
3d ago
Image: Yakobchuk Olena/stock.adobe.com More than 14,000 tonnes of soft plastics will be diverted from South Australian landfills annually, thanks to a $20 million … The post New soft plastic recycling technology for South Australia appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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Consultation open for revised battery product stewardship scheme
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by Lisa Korycki
3d ago
Image: Homestudio/stock.adobe.com A proposal to future-proof B-cycle, Australia’s official product stewardship scheme for batteries, is open for industry consultation. Representatives from industry, … The post Consultation open for revised battery product stewardship scheme appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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Recycled tyres used in Australia-first safety barrier
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by Lisa Korycki
4d ago
T-Lok barriers at Lower Plenty Road. Image: Victoria's Big Build Safety barriers made from old tyres are helping protect hundreds of workers building the North East Link and saving tonnes … The post Recycled tyres used in Australia-first safety barrier appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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Australian Bedding Stewardship Council working to keep mattresses out of landfill
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by Lisa Korycki
4d ago
Mattresses in landfill are an environmental disaster, taking up volume and causing subsidence or collapsing. Image: Australian Bedding Stewardship Council Australian Bedding Stewardship Council is working to keep the 1.8 million mattresses disposed of each year out of landfill. According … The post Australian Bedding Stewardship Council working to keep mattresses out of landfill appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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Magnetic Island project transforms waste into building materials
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by Lisa Korycki
5d ago
Image: vekidd/stock.adobe.com An innovative project to revolutionise waste management on Magnetic Island aims to transform landfill waste into common building materials. There … The post Magnetic Island project transforms waste into building materials appeared first on Waste Management Review ..read more
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