Reducing the amount of food wasted and being sent to landfill is being helped along by grants of up to $100,000 to help food rescue organisations collect more donated food, with applications open from today the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) announced.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has fined Allied Farms Pty Ltd $15,000 for an alleged breach of its Environment Protection Licence by holding more cattle at its feedlot than permitted.
‘The Bottle Kids’ collecting cans for charity, hospitals cutting their surgical waste and Keeping Bondi Beautiful were among the winners at the Keep Australia Beautiful NSW 2019 Sustainable Cities Awards.
The NSW Government has waived the waste levy fee for residents disposing of bushfire generated waste from the Northern NSW town of Rappville, a declared bushfire Natural Disaster Area.
Tracy Mackey has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the NSW Environment Protection Authority, starting on Tuesday 8 October.
Welcome to the Autumn 2019 edition of the EPA Connect newsletter. In this issue we report on the EPA Board’s recent visit to Broken Hill, we introduce the 20-year Waste Strategy and take a closer look at many initiatives and achievements in environment protection over recent months.
Every year 1 billion disposable coffee cups end up in landfill sites across Australia and in NSW 300 million have the same fate, causing significant environmental impact.