The Morrison Government is taking the fight against plastic waste to a new level, from plastic free beaches, to ending the confusion over household collection systems, declaring war on cigarette butts and putting an end to polystyrene consumer packaging.
Having already set in train a billion-dollar transformation of Australia’s Recycling industry to tackle plastics, paper, glass and tyres, the Morrison Government is setting its sights on the 800,000 tonnes of clothing and textiles discarded by Australians
The Morrison and Berejiklian Governments have announced a $35 million grant round for recycling companies ready to invest in new projects that will help to continue the transformation of NSW’s waste industry.
The Morrison Government has unveiled a new $4 million body with the sole focus of reducing the nation’s food waste - a crucial step in its mission to halve the millions of tonnes of food that ends up in landfill every year - by 2030.
The Australian Parliament has today passed the Morrison Government’s unprecedented waste and recycling laws that cement Australia’s world leading waste ban, create economic opportunities and jobs during the nation’s post-covid recovery
The Morrison Government’s transformation of Australia’s recycling industry has seen a landmark agreement with Tasmania today that will deliver a $16 million boost for the state’s recycling industry, creating jobs and reducing pressure on the environment.
Up to 190,000 tonnes of soft plastic packaging per year, the equivalent of almost 200 billion chocolate wrappers will be recycled and reprocessed under just one of the proposals funded through the Morrison Government’s National Product Stewardship Investm