The European Parliament has approved a law banning a wide-range of single-use plastic items, such as straws, cotton buds and cutlery, by 2021.The law,…
All Victorian households will have to sort their waste into four separate bins by 2030, under new laws to be introduced to state parliament. The Circular Economy (Waste Reduction and Recycling) Bill, to be introduced on Wednesday, will establish Recycling Victoria, which will oversee and regulate the state’s recycling sector from July 2022. The body, which will be a part of the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, will oversee the transition of all local councils to the four-bin system by 2030, as well as a container deposit scheme from 2023.
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The circular economy is gaining traction across the globe as leading companies and governments work to reduce waste and maximize resource use.
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When will electronics recycling become a priority for consumers, government, and business? It needs to happen soon, given that if you piled the 5.3 billion old mobile devices currently in people’s homes on top of each other, you’d have a 31,000-mile-high tower — one eighth of the distance to the Moon. (Don’t) take me to the Moon – The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Forum, an nternational nonprofit, estimates 5.3 billion of the 16 billion mobile devices in use today will become e-waste this year. Assuming each phone is 9mm thick (iPhone 14 is 7.8mm), if you piled them together the pillar would be higher than the International Space Station’s orbit.