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19 August 2020

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

12 August 2020

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

24 July 2020

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

16 July 2020

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

6 July 2020

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

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