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  • From the Chair 27 March, 2020 - It is astounding what a difference a few months can make. In the December 2019 newsletter there was scarcely opportunity to mention the significant social impact of the Queensland and Northern NSW bushfires sweeping across both States at the time.
  • Aussie teamwear gives red card to plastic pollution 26 March, 2020 - A first for Western Australia, teamwear for community sports clubs and schools is being made from recycled plastic bottles. Mecca Sports has been supporting grassroots sports in Western Australia for nearly a decade. Now, sports teams from Albany to Karratha
  • Photos from the 2020 Australian Waste to Energy Forum 9 March, 2020 - DID YOU MISS OUT? Photos from the 2020 Australian Waste to Energy Forum A huge thank you to all of those that contributed to a very successful 2020 Australian Waste to Energy Forum, including all of our speakers and sponsors.
  • AIEN Submission to inquiry into Australia’s Waste Management and Recycling Industries (Jan 2020) 30 January, 2020 - On Wednesday 23 October 2019 the Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources adopted an inquiry referred by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, asking the Committee to inquire into and report on
  • From the Chair 16 December, 2019 - Another year has zipped by. I would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to all those who directly supported the AIEN and its endeavours during 2019, and also to those who dedicated themselves to addressing the very real resource management
  • AIEN Submission to the Recycling and resource recovery infrastructure: Evidence base report (Oct 2019) 13 December, 2019 - Infrastructure Victoria has released its early findings for public comment in developing advice to government on how we can build a better recycling and resource recovery industry for Victoria. Their paper – Recycling and resource recovery infrastructure: Evidence base October
  • AIEN Submission to the COAG waste export ban consultation 3 December, 2019 - On 9 August 2019, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed Australia should establish a timetable to ban the export of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres, while building Australia’s capacity to generate high value recycled commodities and associated demand.
  • Implementing the COAG waste export ban on waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres 18 November, 2019 - All Australian governments are currently consulting industry, business and other stakeholders on implementation of the Council of Australian Government (COAG) agreement to ban exports of waste materials. Governments are seeking your views on next steps through a discussion paper. COAG
  • NSW Circulate Grant Round 3 applications closing soon – 25th October. 7 October, 2019 - Applications are now open for Round 3, Intake 6 of Circulate, the NSW Government’s  industrial ecology grant program. Grants of up to $150,000 are available to businesses, not for profit organisations, product stewardship groups, industry bodies and government organisations for
  • Sydney road drives world-first green concrete trial 9 September, 2019 - Concrete made using industrial waste from coal-fired power stations and steel manufacturing is being used in a world-first green roads trial in Sydney. The City of Sydney is putting the environmentally friendly building product to the test on a busy