Placing an emphasis on supplier sustainability
Organisations in Australia are demanding more environmental reporting, driving suppliers to update and make mandatory environmental commitments and changes. This is a growing trend in the agricultural industry and supply chain in particular. Large companies such as Coles and Woolworths are seeking additional control and oversight, requiring their suppliers to help them meet their environmental … Continue reading Placing an emphasis on supplier sustainability
National Plastics Plan maps longer term approach
The Australian Government last week launched the National Plastics Plan to reduce plastics waste through a multi aspect approach, looking at both the upstream and downstream methods to limit plastic waste. The plan aims to help ensure Australia meets its waste targets, prompting government to work alongside essential industry and other supply chain holders. The … Continue reading National Plastics Plan maps longer term approach
Considerations for Victoria’s single use plastic ban
Earlier in March, the Victorian Government announced a phase out ban of single use plastics by 2023. This includes products such as polystyrene containers, straws, plates, cutlery and cotton buds, with departments starting their phase out in 2022. Single use plastic items make up approximately one third of Victoria’s litter per annum, with many of … Continue reading Considerations for Victoria’s single use plastic ban
Push for voluntary carbon offsets
The Clean Energy Regulator has announced a new initiative to publish an annual Corporate Emissions Reduction Transparency report (CERT). The CERT report will detail the voluntary carbon offset processes undertaken by Australia’s major emitters. The report will be supported by the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) scheme, creating a streamlined approach and platform for … Continue reading Push for voluntary carbon offsets
Western Australia boosting the recycling economy
Western Australia has been an early mover in partnering with the Australian Government to realise the importance of the Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) and this week announced $70 million in joint funding that will drive a total investment of $174 in new recycling infrastructure for the West. Grants have been awarded to local businesses with … Continue reading Western Australia boosting the recycling economy
China National Sword and its impact in Australia
The noise around China’s National Sword Policy has been significant and a trigger for d [...]Continue Reading ...
Review of Standards and Specifications for Recycled Content
This project uncovered a diverse range of issues and views, from high-level structural themes [...]Continue Reading ...
A circular economy policy for Victoria
The transition to a circular economy is underway across industries, sectors and communities. [...]Continue Reading ...
Equilibrium Makes the TAKE2 Pledge
TAKE2 is the Victorian Government’s collective climate change initiative. The goal is to help [...]Continue Reading ...