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APCO seeks views on problematic packaging

Leading up to the 2025 deadline for Australia’s national packaging targets, the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) is seeking information on problematic packaging. The targets, to be achieved by December 31, 2025, are: 100 per cent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging 70 per cent of plastic packaging being recycled or composted 50 per cent of […]

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E-waste program could include HVAC&R equipment

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is running a work program to better understand e-waste in Australia and identify potential e-stewardship opportunities. Although electronic waste is generally thought of as electronic goods such as televisions, phones and computers, the program is contemplating a wider definition. Add to this the increasing digitisation of appliances, […]

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Reliable Controls launches eCycle initiative

Reliable Controls has announced a new initiative that it says will help customers minimise waste in the field: eCycle. The eCycle service allows authorised dealers to send non-repairable Reliable Controls and peripheral partner devices to be disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner. “One of the hallmarks of Reliable Controls’ commitment to true building sustainability […]