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20 March 2020

Recycling Victoria: A New Economy

The Victorian Government is seeking to improve the performance of the waste and recycling sector, and has released a 10-year policy and action plan – Recycling Victoria – to reform the system with a focus on the circular economy. Victoria exports approximately 1.27million tonnes of paper, plastic and cardboard each year overseas, and this includes … Continue reading Recycling Victoria: A New Economy

16 March 2020

Governments Move on Waste Exports

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) held its 48th general meeting in Sydney on 13 MARCH 2020. The discussion focussed on several key issues of national significance including a ban on the export of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres. The Communiqué released from the COAG meeting noted that: “Leaders agreed to introduce a ban … Continue reading Governments Move on Waste Exports

12 March 2020

The Future of Waste and Recycling in NSW

Waste and recycling are firmly on the agenda at all levels of government. Various industries and sectors are also confronting the challenges and opportunities head-on, including an increasingly informed and aware public. In response, the NSW Government has commenced consultation on the development of a 20 year waste strategy as well as some very focused … Continue reading The Future of Waste and Recycling in NSW

25 February 2020

Stewardship 2.0 Requires Circular Action

Australia must move beyond old school waste management models and embrace stewardship in support of circular solutions, writes Equilibrium’s John Gertsakis. Product stewardship and waste reduction have reached a new level in Australia. Recent announcements by the Federal Government place these issues firmly on the national agenda. Prime Minister Morrison has not only appointed an … Continue reading Stewardship 2.0 Requires Circular Action

16 February 2020

Review of Standards and Specifications for Recycled Content

This project uncovered a diverse range of issues and views, from high-level structural themes through to leadership capacity and very specific observations about particular material types, standards and performance. Equilibrium was engaged by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment to undertake a review of current Australian standards and specifications for recycled content products … Continue reading Review of Standards and Specifications for Recycled Content

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