National plastics summit signals changes for plastic recycling

The federal government has concluded the first ever National Plastics Summit reinforcing its commitment to working with industry to increase our recycling capabilities, ensuring markets for recycled products and reducing plastic waste. Federal Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said this week’s National Plastics Summit, attended by more than 200 representatives from local and global businesses, state…

Discussion paper talks of treasure in trash

Special Envoy for the Great Barrier Reef Warren Entsch today launched a discussion paper, a first for his new role. Titled: Convenience vs Conservation, the paper takes aim at the prominence of single use plastics in Australia. Launched today as part of National Recycling Week, the paper highlights the importance of improving waste management practices…