The ACT Container Deposit Scheme is celebrating its success for the fourth year running. Thanks to the tremendous effort of the community, over 181 million containers have been returned through the scheme’s network of return points – that’s more than $18 million in refunds back in the hands of the community.
Waste and Recycling
Sustainable Office Solutions was created to limit the amount of perfectly good office furniture going to landfill.
Nowadays, you just can’t get through even one day without encountering plastic in some form. Grocery bags, coffee cups, even clothing – plastic is everywhere.
But it hasn’t always been this way.
Hospitality and liquor business Endeavour Group (owner of BWS and Dan Murphy’s) has announced that they are raising the bar on the reuse of the clips used in their beer cans with an expansion of the initiative to South Australia and Western Australia already underway.
Passionate long term fans of Reverse Garbage – the inner west Sydney mecca for people who love to reuse discarded materials – will love its new home nearby at 30 Carrington Road. The new digs will offer a feast of creative opportunities. From classes to makers’ spaces and even corporate events. Located amidst other artistic…
Keurig’s insistence on claiming unrealistic recyclability levels has led the company to incur a $3-million fine and an order to change their packaging.
The results of a Federal Productivity Commission inquiry into Right to Repair laws in Australia released last week found that there are “significant and unnecessary barriers” to consumers’ Right to Repair.
It’s no secret that perfectly functional office chairs and desks are often landfilled at the end of commercial office leases.
Justin Hatchett, left the corporate sector just 18 months ago to start up Green Furniture Hub and he’s on roll. His company that diverts office furniture from landfill has been operating for just 18 months and it’s growing – with staff and warehouses and a fleet of trucks in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.