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27 August 2020

Recycling Bill enters Parliament

Recycling and waste reduction continue to receive unprecedented attention in Australia as governments seek to build a thriving industry that is better equipped to transform waste products and materials into value-added resources. The Australian Government has today introduced new  legislation that sees Australia take greater responsibility for its waste and establishes a national industry framework … Continue reading Recycling Bill enters Parliament

26 August 2020

Effective Labels Crucial for Better Recycling

Consumers are well placed to make better decisions about how and where to recycle their packaging.  Ensuring that the public is well informed will help reduce contamination and improve overall recycling performance. An independent national audit of recycling information on consumer products and packaging has revealed a situation that is confusing for consumers and does … Continue reading Effective Labels Crucial for Better Recycling

21 August 2020

NSW Grants for Solar Panel Reuse and Recycling

The NSW Government is investing $10 million to help improve environmental performance by diverting end-of-life solar panel systems from landfill, with the first round of grants now open. Although current waste volumes are relatively low, this emerging waste stream is expected to rapidly increase over the next decade as installed systems reach their end-of-life. In … Continue reading NSW Grants for Solar Panel Reuse and Recycling

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

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