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Waste levy removed in parts of NSW

NSW CEO Barry Buffier has announced that the clean-up efforts of residents and businesses affected by the recent storms and flooding in the Hunter, Lower mid North Coast and Central Coast areas would be exempt from waste levy charges.  - more

Owners of land used for burned down recycling depot to go on trial

The owners of a warehouse in Hackham on the southern fringe of Adelaide, which was used as a mattress recycling facility until it burned to the ground last year, are likely to go on trial for criminal charges in the Environment Resources and Development...  - more

Waste recovery; value of services increase: report

Waste recovery in Australia has increased from 52% of total waste generated in 2009-10 to 58% in 2010-11, according to new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures. Meanwhile, the value of waste management services has grown by 8%.  - more

$171M invested; 870,000 tonnes diverted: WLRM update

A little over two years since the launch of the NSW EPA's Waste Less Recycle More initiative and the state has diverted an extra 870,000 tonnes of waste from landfill.  - more

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