The Morrison Government is investing $1 million in the establishment of a new Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence that will play a key role in driving Australia’s circular economy towards an 80 per cent recovery rate across all waste streams by 2030.
The decision by the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation to move to pursue accreditation under the Federal Government’s revamped product stewardship legislation has been welcomed by Assistant Minister Trevor Evans MP.
Australian consumers will soon see an end to one of Australia’s biggest recycling challenges after the country’s two largest domestic battery suppliers committed to the industry led Australian Battery Stewardship Scheme.
The fourth independent review of the Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000 was announced today by the Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans, while visiting the Cleanaway Narangba Waste Oil Recycling Facility in Qld
Assistant Minister Trevor Evans today took part in a marine debris clean-up activity on Snapper Island with the Tangaroa Blue Foundation to see the Morrison Government’s $5 million Reef Trust investment in ReefClean in action.
The Morrison Government will commit $190 million to a new Recycling Modernisation Fund that will generate $600 million of recycling investment and drive a billion-dollar transformation of Australia’s waste and recycling capacity.