The Vinyl Council of Australia (VCA) has been making strides in recycling advertising banners, with support from various stakeholders.
A team led by the VCA is tackling the challenge of recycling advertising billboard skins, which are used to promote everything from the latest blockbuster movie or a government safety message.
Long term waste planning is an important part of Infrastructure Victoria’s new draft 30-year state infrastructure strategy
The draft document contains 134 infrastructure initiatives over the next three decades that will support Victoria’s continued growth and development, as well as funding recommendations.
These projects include construction, policy and regulatory reforms as well as recommendations on transport pricing, described as one of the most needed.
South Australia is presenting its draft resource recovery infrastructure plan for review by industry stakeholders, government and the public.
The South Australia’s Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SAWRRIP) is being developed as a guide for future waste and resource recovery infrastructure needs across the State.
Despite its wealth and technological capacity, Australia remains a mediocre performer in recycling, says ACOR.
In its latest push to simulate government interest in the sector ahead of the Federal election, ACOR had released statistics ranking Australia’s recycling performance compared to our global partners.
Recycling investment lags economic development
Victoria’s North East Resource Recovery Group has released its ten year plan for public consultation.
“Although our region already recovers 66% of its waste, there are still materials that can be viably recovered before going to landfill,” wrote Group Deputy Chair Anthony Griffiths.
The Victoria State Government has released its budget, offering $21 million over four years for resource recovery.
While a useful contribution to the Victorian industry, the budget allocation is a far cry from the $465.7 million offered over a five year period by the NSW Government under Waste Less, Recycle More.
Does resource recovery have a bright future in Australia? Experts gave their views at the opening of the 20th Waste Conference in Coffs Harbour.
The largest national gathering of resource recovery professionals and stakeholders in Australia, Waste2016 - (the 20th anniversary of the event) - began today.
South Australia has accumulated $65 million of unspent levy funds—despite growing waste volumes and calls for re-investment.
Since the launch of Green Industries of SA, as a part of SA's Waste Strategy 2015-2020, the hypothecation of the landfill levy has decreased.
The trial regarding the death of a construction worker at a South-Hobart landfill has begun in Hobart Magistrates Court.
The death occurred on 29 January 2013 at the McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (WMC).
A 32 year-old man was fatally struck by a one-tonne steel piling beam after raising safety concerns only moments before the incident.
Construction firm J.Hutchinson commissioned the works has pleaded not guilty to one count of failing to ensure provision of safe systems of work.