October 2, 2020

Putting the wrong things in recycling bins costs UK council £200,000 in less than six months

Dirty nappies and shoes ending up in recycling bins for collection are contributing to an additional cost imposed on councils, around the world. In one case, […]
September 24, 2020

Overwhelming majority of Aussie Consumers wish to purchase sustainable products

An independent survey commissioned by Couriers Please has revealed that 85 percent of Australian consumers want greater transparency from both brands and retailers about the sustainability […]
August 29, 2020

Waste as a resource?

Latest statistics have revealed once again that Western Australia has failed to meet waste recovery targets, further increasing the lead other states have over WA’s recycling […]
August 16, 2020

A national hobby; how the Germans handle their waste

Whilst no country in the world has a perfect recycling system, Germany is one of the more impressive case studies. Back in the 1970s there were […]
August 3, 2020

Can’t afford to waste this opportunity!

Early in July this year the WA government announced funding of up to $20 million to improve local plastic and tyre processing across the state, which […]
March 11, 2020

So why does recycling get sent to landfill?

why does recycling get sent to landfill
January 11, 2020

Recycling crisis prompts call to switch to six-bins system for Victorian rubbish collection

Recycling crisis prompts call to switch to six-bins system for Victorian rubbish collection
December 11, 2019

China’s recycling ‘ban’ throws Australia into a very messy waste crisis

What is the China ‘ban’? The “ban” is actually a set of import restrictions imposed by China under its Blue Sky/National Sword program. This follows its previous Green […]
October 31, 2019

The New China Syndrome

In March 1979, ‘The China Syndrome‘ movie chillingly told the story of an unfolding nuclear power disaster. Incredibly, twelve days after the film’s premiere, there was […]