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Extra funding injected to boost e-waste initiatives in Western Australia

The Western Australian Government is offering grants totalling up to $3.5 million to bolster the state's electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) collection and recycling network.

Report: Recycling bins remain leading environmental solution for many Australians

Three-quarters of Australians (74 per cent) still believe that a trip to the recycling bin is the most impactful initiative they can do for the environment, according to a new report from the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) 

New method of recycling carbon fibre emerges from UNSW

A researcher from UNSW Canberra has developed a new carbon fibre recycling method that uses less energy and wastes less of the material. 

Victoria invests in waste reduction with new council projects announced

The Victorian Government is investing over $2 million in 13 projects aimed at enhancing recycling and sustainability efforts in local councils in an effort to drive down waste across the state. 

More than $30 million allocated to boost WA’s waste, recycling infrastructure

The Federal and Western Australian governments have allocated more than $30 million to boost the state’s waste and recycling infrastructure. 

Queensland brings into effect new single-use plastic bans

New restrictions banning single-use plastics, including cotton buds with plastic stems and expanded polystyrene loose packaging, went into effect in Queensland, following the Palaszczuk Government's announcement on Friday. 

Visy wraps up $48m upgrade to Gibson Island recycling facility

Packaging and recycling specialist Visy has unveiled a major $48 million upgrade to its recycling and remanufacturing facility on Gibson Island in Brisbane.

Glass recycling bins launched across Victorian councils

The Victorian government is rolling out purple-lidded recycling bins for glass materials to transform how Victorians recycle and divert tonnes of waste from landfills. 

ReNu Energy invests in Vaulta’s recyclable battery casing technology

ASX-listed company ReNu Energy is expanding its renewable and clean energy portfolio with a $1 million investment in Australian battery casing tech company Vaulta. 

Victoria announces community funding to boost circular economy

The Victorian government has allocated $3 million for 39 community organisations as part of the Circular Economy Communities Fund, which seeks to tackle waste and create new jobs in the state. 
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