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9 December 2016

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

3 October 2016

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!

9 June 2016

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

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