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15 01, 2019

NSW landfill sites near capacity as councils ask for bigger share of State Government waste levy

By | 2019-01-15T22:55:34+00:00 January 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

ABC NEWS By Lexi Metherell With as little as a year left before their landfill sites are at capacity, some NSW councils are complaining that the State Government is collecting landfill waste levies from them without reinvesting in recycling facilities...

15 01, 2019

‘Everyone has time to sit down and have a coffee’: Fitzroy cafe bans takeaway coffees

By | 2019-01-15T22:46:48+00:00 January 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD  By Cara Waters Fitzroy cafe Napier Quarter is banning takeaway coffee in a bid to get its customers to slow down...

15 01, 2019

Plastic fantastic: 1.5 billion fewer bags since ban

By | 2019-01-15T22:03:37+00:00 January 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

THE NEW DAILY The ban on single-use plastic bags by Australia’s two largest supermarkets prevented the introduction of an estimated 1.5 billion bags into the environment, and the retail industry is hopeful this is only the beginning...

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...