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16 July 2020

Boosting Product Stewardship Outcomes

The Australian Government has taken a major step-up on product stewardship policy reforms and funding aimed at encouraging manufacturers, retailers and industry groups to take greater responsibility for the entire life-cycle of the products they produce and sell. The recurring theme and expectation on product stewardship in recent announcements by the Environment Minister is clear: … Continue reading Boosting Product Stewardship Outcomes

6 July 2020

Recycling Modernisation Fund Transforming the Waste Industry

The Morrison Government will commit $190 million to a new Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) that will generate $600 million of recycling investment and drive a billion-dollar transformation of Australia’s waste and recycling capacity. Announced today by The Hon Sussan Ley MP, Minister for the Environment, and The Hon Trevor Evans MP, Assistant Minister for Waste … Continue reading Recycling Modernisation Fund Transforming the Waste Industry

12 June 2020

Government Support for the Waste Industry 

Australia’s waste industry is undergoing an important transition, requiring significant investment in equipment and infrastructure, including upgrades to existing assets, as well as the installation of new assets. Josie French provides an overview of Government funding at both federal and state level to support the waste industry transition to a circular economy. To address a … Continue reading Government Support for the Waste Industry 

10 June 2020

Energy Saver for NSW Manufacturers

Assisting manufacturers to better manage their energy use and maximise efficiency is good for the environment and can contribute to improved business outcomes. Equilibrium welcomes Round 2 of the NSW Government’s Energy Saver program and its focus on supporting manufacturers  to achieve new levels of energy efficiency. Programs such as Energy Saver provide a valuable … Continue reading Energy Saver for NSW Manufacturers

3 June 2020

World Environment Day 2020 – Time for Nature

World Environment Day is the most renowned day for environmental action. Since 1974, it has been celebrated every year on 5 June; engaging governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens to focus their efforts on a pressing environmental issue. At Equilibrium, we’re celebrating World Environment Day too. The theme In 2020, the theme is biodiversity–a concern that … Continue reading World Environment Day 2020 – Time for Nature

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