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22 February 2018

Battery stewardship in Australia – on trickle charge or ready to power up?

Keeping batteries out of the waste stream has multiple benefits. Many of the materials found in handheld batteries can be recycled and reused, recovering hazardous substances that would otherwise be released into the environment causing pollution and contamination. Other countries recognise this and have taken regulatory action to compel producers to play a stronger role … Continue reading Battery stewardship in Australia – on trickle charge or ready to power up?

31 January 2018

Blockchain and Environmental Applications

Digital disruption applied to environmental objectives holds great potential to build transparency across the supply chain The need to confirm, verify and certify processes and outcomes is a major element in responsible and measurable environmental management, be it to establish accurate disposal paths, quantify recovered materials or document a robust chain of data and activity. … Continue reading Blockchain and Environmental Applications

8 November 2017

Electronics in a Circular Economy

Circular thinking and the concept of closing the loop is gaining considerable momentum in some sectors and industries While not entirely new, there is growing interest, excitement and acknowledgement that a circular economy is key to achieving a sustainable future. Australia’s first major conference on the circular economy – Powering the Change – is about … Continue reading Electronics in a Circular Economy

18 October 2017

Equilibrium Joins C2P as a Knowledge Partner

Global advisory company Compliance & Risks tracks global policies, regulations and standards across key product and policy areas. It is one of the most trusted names in compliance knowledge management, and provides a range of tools and services to help companies effectively manage the avalanche of global regulations as businesses struggle to keep up with … Continue reading Equilibrium Joins C2P as a Knowledge Partner

16 October 2017

Proposed E-waste Policy Package for Victoria

Public Consultation Commences The Victorian Government has released a comprehensive consultation package on its proposed approach to managing e-waste in Victoria, including its commitment to ban e-waste from landfills. The proposed approach will legally ban e-waste from landfill and specify how e-waste must be managed in Victoria from July 2018. The Victorian Government is supporting those who manage e-waste to adapt to these new regulatory … Continue reading Proposed E-waste Policy Package for Victoria

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