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VCA leads breakthroughs in advertising banner recycling

The Vinyl Council of Australia (VCA) has been making strides in recycling advertising banners, with support from various stakeholders.  

A team led by the VCA is tackling the challenge of recycling advertising billboard skins, which are used to promote everything from the latest blockbuster movie or a government safety message.

Victoria’s draft 30-year infrastructure plans offers recovery insights

Long term waste planning is an important part of Infrastructure Victoria’s new draft 30-year state infrastructure strategy

The draft document contains 134 infrastructure initiatives over the next three decades that will support Victoria’s continued growth and development, as well as funding recommendations.

These projects include construction, policy and regulatory reforms as well as recommendations on transport pricing, described as one of the most needed.

First SA resource recovery infrastructure plan opened for review

South Australia is presenting its draft resource recovery infrastructure plan for review by industry stakeholders, government and the public.

The South Australia’s Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan (SAWRRIP) is being developed as a guide for future waste and resource recovery infrastructure needs across the State.

ACOR - Australian can win the global recycling race

Despite its wealth and technological capacity, Australia remains a mediocre performer in recycling, says ACOR.   

In its latest push to simulate government interest in the sector ahead of the Federal election, ACOR had released statistics ranking Australia’s recycling performance compared to our global partners.

Recycling investment lags economic development

McRobies Gully safety reminder

The trial regarding the death of a construction worker at a South-Hobart landfill has begun in Hobart Magistrates Court.

The death occurred on 29 January 2013 at the McRobies Gully Waste Management Centre (WMC).

A 32 year-old man was fatally struck by a one-tonne steel piling beam after raising safety concerns only moments before the incident.

Construction firm J.Hutchinson commissioned the works has pleaded not guilty to one count of failing to ensure provision of safe systems of work.

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