As Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam all move to crack down on waste imports, Australia and many global markets are now being faced with a need to look to their own domestic processing capabilities.
QUEENSLAND: A report released by the Palaszczuk Government today shows more waste was coming from interstate last financial year, and Queensland’s reported waste generation exceeded 10 million tonnes for the first time.
WATCH: The South Melbourne Market demonstrates their commitment to sustainability and circular economy by recycling hard plastic in large volumes.
As China's ban on importing recycling waste continues, the end of the recycling woes for Australia show no signs of relenting any time soon.
With China’s recent ban on recycling waste importation, Australia’s kerbside recycling systems could potentially collapse. Victoria and New South Wales’s masses of waste are quickly piling up.
We’ve all seen it. Close of shift at the back door: rubbish bags piled high, boxes everywhere. It sits, it waits, it blocks.
Recent evidence from the Australian Bureau of Statistics identifies some encouraging trends in response environmental pressures while maintaining economic growth.
If you speak with any facilities manager today, they’ll tell you that their single greatest challenge is managing the budget. The waste budget is no exception, and...