Research commissioned by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has found an alarming lack of knowledge around how to deal with asbestos by homeowners and trade professionals.
A summary of Penalty Infringement Notices publicised by the EPA via social media channels in December 2021.
A summary of Penalty Infringement Notices publicised by the EPA via social media channels in November 2021.
The NSW Land and Environment Court has upheld the conviction and sentence imposed on the owner and operator of a macadamia farm in Brooklet in northern NSW, Mr William Moore, for using a pesticide in a manner that caused injury, following a prosecution by the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) understands the difficulties for communities recently affected by flooding posed by an increase of mosquitoes and other bugs.
The NSW Government is investing almost $24 million to help deal with waste and damage in the ongoing clean up from the 2019-20 bushfires.
The NSW Government has committed more than $33 million to assist local councils with the continued clean up as communities rebuild following the devastating 2019-20 summer bushfires.
The end is near for single use plastics, including bags, straws, cotton buds, plates, bowls and cutlery, after the Plastic Reduction and Circular Economy Act 2021 passed NSW Parliament today.
Waste and recycling projects supporting regional and remote NSW are now eligible to share in up to $7 million of Australian Government funding made available nationwide under the Recycling Modernisation Fund.
More household food and garden waste will be kept out of landfill, thanks to $12 million in grant funding for councils across the State.
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Our baby is turning 4! Return and Earn celebrated its fourth birthday on 1 December by reaching a staggering 6.5 billion containers returned via its network of 620-plus return points since inception in 2017!