Sustainability Victoria Resources for Business
Access to relevant information, grants and opportunities in Victoria has improved with a redesign of Sustainability Victoria’s business-related web pages. The updated content and structure covers energy efficiency and materials efficiency themes. Energy efficiency New features include advice, tools and case studies to support businesses looking to reduce energy bills. The site has a refreshing … Continue reading Sustainability Victoria Resources for Business
Government Grants for High Energy Users
The Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is providing businesses with grants of up to $25,000 to improve their efficiency through the High Energy Using Business Grants. Opened Monday, the grant opportunity aims to support high energy using businesses to lower power bills and reduce emissions through: > replacing existing equipment with … Continue reading Government Grants for High Energy Users
SMEs Weathering the COVID-19 Storm
From a recent article in Ondeck, Equilibrium’s Nick Harford shares some views about how a calm and steady approach to running an SME can help weather the COVID-19 pandemic. The following story was originally published online at Ondeck. In March, COVID-19 struck, and Equilibrium’s contracts were frozen as the national carrier, and its subsidiary, grounded … Continue reading SMEs Weathering the COVID-19 Storm
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
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
Thanks to RACV you now know what to do with your old child car safety seat
Car seats are vital for young children travelling in cars, but when they’re no longer needed [...]Continue Reading ...
Launch of a New Trial to Recycle Old Child Car Safety Seats
Imagine over 200,000 child car safety seats stacked on top of each other. The seats would cli [...]Continue Reading ...
Proposed E-waste Policy Package for Victoria
Public Consultation Commences The Victorian Government has released a comprehensive consultat [...]Continue Reading ...
NZ moves on regulated product stewardship
The New Zealand Government is proposing a new way to deal with environmentally harmful produc [...]Continue Reading ...