Grant opportunities in New South Wales and Victoria
The NSW government has announced four grants available to improve recycling and waste services. > Organics Infrastructure: $6 million is available to support the processing of organic waste. This grant is available to local businesses, councils and projects that upgrade, build and expand organics processing infrastructure. Applications close October 21. > Organics Collection: $12 … Continue reading Grant opportunities in New South Wales and Victoria
Waste Export License
The Australian Government has implemented the Waste Export Ban, and has begun to regulate the export of Australian of certain wastes. As of July 2021, glass and mixed plastics “waste” are regulated for export. Baled and whole tyres are set to be regulated from the 1st of December and other materials including cardboard and mixed … Continue reading Waste Export License
Manufacturing and Life Cycle Assessment
The manufacturing industry plays an important role in global economic development, however it contributes to a significant share of negative environmental impacts in the form of pollution and waste. Manufacturing companies are subject to increasing pressure from consumers and legislation to improve their own activities towards more environmentally conscious manufacturing processes which create less environmentally … Continue reading Manufacturing and Life Cycle Assessment
Climate Active certification provides businesses and organisations with the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to managing their environmental impacts and committing to sustainable outcomes. Climate Active is the Australian Government backed program that enables business to measure, manage and offset carbon emissions from their operations or products and services. Organisations can also apply the certification … Continue reading Climate Active
Addressing barriers to Product Stewardship in Australia
Product stewardship calls for companies, supply chains and retailers to take greater responsibility for their services and products across their whole life cycle, from design to production to use and, finally, disposal. Earlier in July the Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence released a white paper report “Addressing the Barriers: A needs assessment of product stewardship in … Continue reading Addressing barriers to Product Stewardship in Australia
Productivity Commission Inquiry into Repair
Repair is often raised as a potential contribution to waste reduction by way of extending pro [...]Continue Reading ...
A circular economy policy for Victoria
The transition to a circular economy is underway across industries, sectors and communities. [...]Continue Reading ...
Perspectives on a Circular Economy
The thinking behind a circular economy is not new, but the policies and programs required to [...]Continue Reading ...
Climate Change Authority seeks input on Australia’s commitments under the Paris Agreement
The Climate Change Authority has released a consultation paper on updating its previous advic [...]Continue Reading ...