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12 November 2020

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

30 October 2020

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

29 October 2020

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

20 October 2020

New EPA Victoria Guidelines for Business

New policies, laws and regulations can result in changes that require new levels of knowledge. Understanding the obligations associated with government reforms and amendments is an essential step towards better managing risks and ensuring compliance. EPA Victoria recognises the importance of support tools and information for business, and this month released six new guideline documents … Continue reading New EPA Victoria Guidelines for Business

18 September 2020

Next Level Product Stewardship Keynote Session

The relevance of product  stewardship is gaining momentum in policy circles and several industries, but how do we move beyond collection and recycling schemes to more effectively address life-cycle environmental priorities and stimulate new business opportunities? Equilibrium’s John Gertsakis will be presenting one of the keynote sessions at the SA Waste & Resource Recovery Conference … Continue reading Next Level Product Stewardship Keynote Session

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