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Recycling to protect young lives

It is the recycling decision that could save a life and that it is why a landmark agreement signed by motoring groups and the child car seat industry in Canberra today is such an important step in National Recycling Week (Nov 11-17).

13 November 2019Ley
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Loop™ initiative a model for recycling

Joint media release with The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology - The Morrison Government has welcomed a new partnership between Woolworths and recycling company TerraCycle, as we look to grow the waste recycling industry in Australia.

29 October 2019Ley
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Recycling for a cleaner environment and economic growth

Australians are being urged to brush up on their recycling habits this National Recycling Week (Nov 11-17), with Minister for the Environment and the Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management highlighting the importance of a circular economy for our environment.

10 November 2019Evans
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Recycling for a cleaner environment and economic growth

Australians are being urged to brush up on their recycling habits this National Recycling Week (Nov 11-17), with Minister for the Environment and the Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management highlighting the importance of a circular economy for our environment.

10 November 2019Ley
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New national recycling scheme for batteries and plastic pens

The Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans MP, today launched a new national battery and pen recycling program at Officeworks.

5 November 2019Evans
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Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

The 26 member Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) has improved environmental protections by prohibiting the discharge of plastics into the sea and expanding restrictions on the dumping and discharge of oil or fuel to the whole Convention Area.

2 November 2019Ley
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Waste Expo highlights importance of recycling

The Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans MP, was in Sydney today to address leaders from across the waste and recycling industry at the Australasian Was

31 October 2019Evans
Media release

Happy 21st to MobileMuster – a product stewardship success story

The Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans MP, today commended the achievements of MobileMuster, a successful industry-led product stewardship scheme, ove

31 October 2019Evans
Media release

Business leaders look to close loop on waste

A week from the National Environment Ministers meeting in Adelaide, the Morrison Government is maintaining its determination to put an end to plastic, glass, tyre and paper exports, to increase Australia’s recycling capacity and to generate high value recycled commodities and associated demand.

25 October 2019Ley
Media release

The Recycling Revolution is a Shared Responsibility

The Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans MP, today encouraged all Australians to make recycling part of their way of doing business and a bigger part of their everyday life.

11 October 2019Evans
Media release

Moving the Needle on textiles in landfill

As Australian shoppers enter their peak buying time for new clothes, the Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley, has joined the nation’s biggest charity retailers to encourage shoppers to Move the Needle on clothing waste.

13 October 2019Ley
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Celebrating World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day highlights both the fragile wonder of bird migration and the critical importance of local environmental action to protect habitats and reduce the threat of plastics.

12 October 2019Ley

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