Circulate – Industrial Ecology Grant Program
Applications for the NSW Environment Protection Authority’s industrial ecology grant program, Circulate, are now open until the 12th of February 2021. Individual grants are available from $20,000 up to $150,000 for business, not for profit organisations, government agencies, industry bodies and product stewardship groups. The Circulate Industrial Ecology Program supports projects that will recover materials … Continue reading Circulate – Industrial Ecology Grant Program
Victorian Government Funding for Recycling
The Victorian Government is currently driving investment to facilitate research, expanding the local recycling processing and manufacturing industry. This initiative delivered by Sustainability Victoria is designed to create more products from recyclable materials and support new local jobs. Sustainability Victoria (SV) currently is offering three grants to support waste management, resource recovery and recycling innovations … Continue reading Victorian Government Funding for Recycling
Keeping Child Car Safety Seats Out of Landfill
A program to recover and recycle old, unwanted and potentially unsafe child car safety seats will take a major step forward with a grant from the Australian Government through the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund (NPSIF). The grant will enable the development of SeatCare, a program that aims to help the public safely dispose of … Continue reading Keeping Child Car Safety Seats Out of Landfill
Manufacturing Strategy Targets Clean Energy and Recycling
Manufacturing is set to receive a boost in certain sectors and industries as part of the Australian Government’s recently released Modern Manufacturing Strategy. Designed to support and drive ‘economic recovery and future resilience’ the Strategy aims to establish Australia as a nation capable of high-quality production underpinned by science and research. Creating jobs and scaling-up … Continue reading Manufacturing Strategy Targets Clean Energy and Recycling
Productivity Commission Inquiry into Repair
Repair is often raised as a potential contribution to waste reduction by way of extending product life and ensuring proportionate policy reform. The Australian Government recently released terms of reference for the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the Right to Repair in Australia. Consumers, or third parties, can face challenges when having to repair products that … Continue reading Productivity Commission Inquiry into Repair
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 ...
Commonwealth Games’ Legacy for Queensland
It’s coming up to 12 months since the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games were delivered and m [...]Continue Reading ...
Putting mattress recycling to bed
Mattress recycling has been a nightmare for many years, but we can all now sleep a bit easier [...]Continue Reading ...
Effective Labels Crucial for Better Recycling
Consumers are well placed to make better decisions about how and where to recycle their packa [...]Continue Reading ...