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29 11, 2018

Landfill is not a long-term solution for waste management in Australia

By | 2018-11-29T01:51:42+00:00 November 29th, 2018|News|0 Comments

ABC NEWS By Paul Klymenko During a study tour in Europe last year I asked an engineer working in the Swiss waste industry where their landfills were located. He replied there weren't any and that many countries in Europe had achieved similar...

7 11, 2018

Malaysia bans waste imports as Australia battles recycling crisis

By | 2018-11-07T01:08:03+00:00 November 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD  By James Massola & Amilia Rosa It's the crisis that no one saw coming. It's more than a year since China announced a crackdown on what types of recycled waste it would accept for recycling. The "National Sword" policy turned the global market for plastic waste on its head...

7 11, 2018

Starbucks Is Giving Away FREE Reusable Cups Today

By | 2018-11-07T00:37:57+00:00 November 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

DELISH by MADISON FLAGER This morning, Starbucks unveiled 2018's holiday cups, which are coming to stores November 2—a.k.a., the unofficial start of the holiday season. To start the month off with some holiday cheer—and get more people onboard with their sustainability initiatives—Starbs is giving out free reusable cups...

6 11, 2018

Microplastics have been found in humans for the first time. It’s a worry

By | 2018-11-06T22:59:02+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

THE AGE By Sarah Knapton London: Microplastics have been found in humans for the first time leading to fears they could be causing a raft of health and fertility problems...

6 11, 2018

Decades-old bottle of Fairy dish washing liquid found on English beach

By | 2018-11-06T22:53:09+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

ABC NEWS A bottle of dishing washing liquid dating back at least 47 years has washed up on a beach in Somerset, England, prompting calls for action to combat the "modern day scourge" — plastic...  

6 11, 2018

War on Waste: Curious Darwin checks to see if a bag of recyclable items ends up in landfill

By | 2018-11-06T22:48:30+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

ABC NEWS By Jesse Thompson Shift worker Glenys Goda is such an avid recycler she's been known to bring armfuls of recycling home from her workplace to save it from landfill...

1 10, 2018

Nestle to implement Australasian Recycling Label by 2020

By | 2018-10-01T00:55:11+00:00 October 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

WASTE MANAGEMENT REVIEW  The Australasian Recycling Label shows how each piece of packaging can be disposed of in the best possible way, indicating if the packaging can be recycled via kerbside recycling, conditionally recycled through programs such as REDcycle, or if it is not recyclable.