Taronga Zoo sustainability accolade roars for SITA

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski Resource and waste management company SITA has collected a key environmental sustainability award for tailoring a waste management program for Sydney’s Taronga Zoo to boost its recycling output to divert rubbish away from landfill. The company has been recognised at the 2013 Australian Business Awards where the company took […]

Organics recovered not wasted

Food scraps and organic waste dumped in landfill will be reduced from a Victorian Government investment of more than five million dollars. Sustainability Victoria will lead the $5.5 million investment, which itself has provided $2.5 million as part of the package, which is a statewide plan for delivering integrated waste management outcomes. Environment and Climate […]

Sydney joins the great garage sale

The City of Sydney has joined an innovative project to curb waste to landfill. Lord Mayor Clover Moore announced on Tuesday that the City of Sydney would join the national Garage Sale Trail, hosting two massive garage sales in Glebe and Surry Hills on April 10. The inaugural Garage Sale Trail was held in Bondi in May […]

National waste policy on track

Environment ministers are on track to deliver Australia’s first national waste policy, the Environment Protection and Heritage Council (EPHC) has announced. The Council met in Sydney last week to progress key issues of national interest, including the ten-year national waste policy. Environment Ministers reinforced their commitment to product stewardship measures, including the national recycling scheme […]

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