Innovative projects that reuse and manage solar panel and associated battery waste could be eligible to share in $7 million of grants through the second round of the Environment Protection Authority’s (EPA) Circular Solar grants program opening today.
Newcastle City Council has been fined for an incident at the Summerhill Waste Management Facility, which led to an alleged discharge of waste water into a local waterway.
The site manager of the Wiigulga Sports Complex construction site at Woolgoolga has been fined by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) for a water pollution offence.
A recycling business in South-Western Sydney has been fined for allegedly failing to have a pollution management plan in place.
The NSW Government has today released the Energy From Waste Infrastructure Plan, providing certainty for communities and investors and creating opportunities for NSW to lead the way in the delivery of world-class alternative energy projects.
Old solar panels and battery storage systems are being given a second life thanks to funding from the NSW Government that will boost our capacity to manage solar system waste.
The Australian and New South Wales Governments have today announced 22 new recycling projects across metropolitan and regional NSW as part of a $600 million national rollout of recycling infrastructure.
Plastics like single-use lightweight bags, cotton-buds, straws and stirrers will be phased out, and green bins for food and organic waste will be rolled out across the state, under the NSW Government’s comprehensive plastics plan and waste strategy.
It’s an opportune time for licensees with dams in NSW to check their dam structures after an earthquake and subsequent tremors in Victoria.
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Waste and recycling operations in NSW, including landfills, Community Recycling Centres, and charitable recyclers, can now recommence operations and reopen to the public in a safe and staged way. All operators should carefully review their COVID safety measures to ensure community and staff are protected.
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