Apr 20, 2018

Waste saga continues in wake of Chinese clampdown

The Palaszczuk Government has pledged to work with councils and industry on a zero-waste future following Ipswich City Council’s decision to start dumpling recycling in landfill. It says it will bring forward the waste levy, incentivise the recycling industry to scale up and encourage waste-to-energy enterprises to set up in Queensland. Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch said that changes to imports by China, the biggest destination for recycled materials from Australia, had impacted on local councils. “The Palaszczuk Government supports initiative...

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