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Waste Management
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A short documentary feature from 60 Minutes Australia highlights the problems being caused by our reliance on exporting materials from ‘recycling’ collections   According to the broadcaster, there is no doubt Australia is one of the most wasteful nations in the world, so the practice of recycling helps to lessen its guilt. Continue →
Waste Management
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Finnish research and innovation organisation, VTT, has developed a cylindrical extruder which could revolutionise the processing of recyclable materials and thereby promote circular economy business According to VTT, the extruder can be used, for example, to turn problematic textiles and plastics as well as food waste into pellets. Continue →
Environment
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A new consultancy has been established in New Zealand to tackle the problem of waste lubricant packages The privately owned 3R Group is leading the Waste Lubricant Container Product Stewardship Scheme which has been established with the aim of exploring  recycling options for lubricant containers. Continue →