Product Stewardship and the benefits of establishing a robust downstream management and verification program
Australia’s Hazardous Waste Act regulates the export and import of hazardous waste into and out of Australia by way of the Basel Convention, Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development Decision and the Waigani Convention. As a party to these conventions and agreements, Australia has an obligation to ensure that the stewardship legislation that applies to … Continue reading Product Stewardship and the benefits of establishing a robust downstream management and verification program
Child Car Safety Seats – What a Valuable Waste!
Sitting and gathering dust in a garage and waiting for the right time to pass on your used child car safety seat to a friend or relative may soon be a thing of the past. Child car safety seats that have been involved in an accident or have been mistreated could result in damage to … Continue reading Child Car Safety Seats – What a Valuable Waste!
Putting mattress recycling to bed
Mattress recycling has been a nightmare for many years, but we can all now sleep a bit easier as new approaches will be putting the problem to bed. TIC Mattress Recycling has built Australia’s first automated mattress deconstruction facility, located in Melbourne’s western suburbs, and is on track to have another plant up and running … Continue reading Putting mattress recycling to bed
Transforming the Waste Industry
The Morrison Government will commit $190 million to a new Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) [...]Continue Reading ...
Review of the Product Stewardship Act
Passage of the Product Stewardship Act 2011 marks a step change in resource recovery and recy [...]Continue Reading ...
Australia to host Beyond Plastic Pollution conference
Great to see that Australia has a visionary conference focused on reducing marine plastic pol [...]Continue Reading ...
Electronics in a Circular Economy
Circular thinking and the concept of closing the loop is gaining considerable momentum in som [...]Continue Reading ...