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.
After analysing the current cost of waste and cleaning, and calculating the savings based on 50 percent reduction of bin removal and cleaning, it was clear that the balers would be paid for in less than 18 months.