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$10M ReMade in Queensland grant to boost local remanufacturing projects

The Queensland government has launched the $10 million ReMade in Queensland (ReMiQ) program, which will help local manufacturers recover, recycle, and reprocess more sustainable products. 

New facility poised to recycle over 1 billion plastic bottles annually

The Federal and Victorian Labor Governments have unveiled a state-of-the-art plastic recycling facility set to process more than one billion plastic bottles annually. Circular Plastics...

Australia invests $40M in university-led initiative to bolster plastic recycling

The Australian Government has allocated $40 million to the University of Sydney to address the plastic waste crisis and establish a circular economy that imparts financial value to plastics at the end of their lifecycle.

Detpak pioneers sustainable packaging with Australia’s first PFAS-free sugarcane range

South Australia-headquartered packaging solutions company Detpak has launched Vanguard, the first broad range of compostable sugarcane plates, bowls, and containers with No-Added PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances).

Climate Smart Engineering Conference 2023 opens its doors tomorrow

Australia is set to host the 2023 Climate Smart Engineering Conference (CSE23) at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on from 29 to 30 November.

How Boral is driving sustainability in Australia’s construction & demolition landscape

With the rapid advancement of urbanisation and infrastructure development all over the world, the question of how to address the volume of waste produced by the construction industry has become a serious and pressing issue on a global scale. 

Smart Precinct NQ a key player in Queensland’s circular economy transition

Queensland's march towards a circular economy is set to be driven by Smart Precinct NQ, a hub for local businesses looking to integrate circular economy principles into their operations, according to an announcement made by the Environment and Science Minister Leanne Linard.

APCO honours industry’s leading players in sustainable packaging

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) announced the winners of the 2023 Annual Awards at a ceremony held last night, 2 November. 

Tetra Pak commends Victoria’s newly launched Container Deposit Scheme

Global packaging solutions giant Tetra Pak welcomed the launch of Victoria’s Container Deposit Scheme today, an initiative aimed at enhancing recycling outcomes, reducing waste, and empowering Victorians to contribute towards Australia’s circular economy. 

NT launches new grant program for recycling, remanufacturing projects

The Northern Territory government has opened applications for a new $1.5 million grant program aimed at supporting new recycling infrastructure projects in the state. 

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