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Environmental offences: NSW Criminal Court of Appeal decision broadens the definition of waste
Article discusses recent CCA decision which significantly changed the interpretation of waste classifications & POEO offence.
Australia
18 Sep 2019
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Why Queensland waste service procurement is becoming more complex, and what to do about it
Queensland local government waste service procurement and contracts are affected by state and international developments.
Australia
29 Aug 2019
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NSW legislative changes to curb illegal dumping of asbestos waste
The 2018 amending act has doubled penalties and created new offences for the unlawful disposal and use of asbestos waste.
Australia
14 Feb 2019
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Murky waters: proposed amendments to Basel Convention on transboundary movements of hazardous waste
These amendments proposed by Norway are intended to minimise marine pollution and the illegal dumping of plastic waste.
Australia
7 Jan 2019
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Trash to treasure: Waste to energy opportunities abound
Recent developments give the WtE sector opportunities to emerge as a key part of our energy and waste management future.
Australia
6 Dec 2018
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Talking trash: What you need to know about the proposed waste levy in Queensland
The proposed waste levy applies to waste generated in or disposed of in 38 local council areas in South-East Queensland.
Australia
6 Oct 2018
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Waste not, want not: Levying Queensland recycling and waste strategy
At the heart of Queensland's new waste management strategy is the re-introduction of a levy for the disposal of waste.
Australia
25 Jun 2018
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The Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018: An overview of key reform highlights
This overview summarises key reforms from the Bill, the biggest environmental regulatory shake-up in Victoria in decades.
Australia
22 Jun 2018
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Reverse vending machines paying you for rubbish? Welcome to Queenslands new container refund scheme
Article discusses the new container refund scheme in Queensland, how it will work and its potential impact.
Australia
27 Mar 2018
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Do not Waste the opportunity: The Victorian government seeks submissions on Waste to Energy strategy
Waste to Energy is a critical component in a government strategy also built around avoiding, reuse and recycling waste.
Australia
25 Nov 2017
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Stockpiles of legal risk: what do local governments and regulators need to consider when it comes to environmental hazards?
Unregulated dumping and stockpiling of materials designated for recycling raises numerous regulatory and legal risks.
Australia
27 Aug 2017
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Ban the Bag and Cash for Trash: New waste reduction and recycling laws in Queensland
Queensland will introduce both a ban on lightweight plastic bags, and a new beverage container refund scheme.
Australia
28 Jun 2017
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Victorian EPA seeks to clarify the framework for the reuse of prescribed industrial waste
The EPA has sought to resolve uncertainty around waste and re-use via proposed amendments, released for public comment.
Australia
15 Apr 2016
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One person's waste is another person's treasure
This case was interesting because it considered the meaning of 'waste' under the Environment Protection Act 1993 (SA).
Australia
15 Mar 2016
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Owning a former landfill - On the nose or a walk in the park?
Is the owner of land formerly used as a landfill required to notify the State if environmental harm is being caused?
Australia
28 Mar 2014
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NSW releases draft Waste Avoidance And Resource Recovery Strategy
The NSW EPA WARR Strategy sets targets and performance criteria for the improvement of the State’s waste performance.
Australia
20 Nov 2013
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Did you know that you need to update your asbestos management plan and asbestos register every 5 years?
If you manage or control a workplace, you must engage an appropriately qualified person properly to audit the workplace.
Australia
3 Nov 2013
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Protection of the Environment Operations Amendment (Illegal Waste Disposal) Bill 2013
The Bill was introduced into the NSW Legislative Assembly by the Minister for the Environment on 30 May 2013.
Australia
23 Jul 2013
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