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10 December 2021

A dead CERT for greenhouse transparency and accountability

The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has released new guidelines enabling large greenhouse gas emitting companies to get value from being accountable and transparent. The Corporate Emissions Reduction Transparency (CERT) program, known as CERT, is for large companies and emitters  to disclose their progress towards meeting their renewable and emissions targets. The CERT will promote company … Continue reading A dead CERT for greenhouse transparency and accountability

7 December 2021

Ending Cigarette Butt Litter, A report prepared for WWF

The World Wildlife Fund engaged Equilibrium to investigate solutions to the environmental problem of cigarette filter and butt litter in Australia. Of the 17.8 billion cigarettes currently consumed each year, as much as 8 million end up as litter.  Cigarette butt filters are made from non-bio degradable plastic and can take up to 12 – … Continue reading Ending Cigarette Butt Litter, A report prepared for WWF

30 November 2021

2050 Modelling Shifts Net Zero Leadership to Industry

The Australian Government commitment to net zero emissions by 2050 could well be the embodiment of former Indian Mahatma Ghandi’s famous quote: “There go my people, I must hurry to catch up with them for I am their leader”. The market has spoken. Business and the community is already moving ahead of Government on greenhouse … Continue reading 2050 Modelling Shifts Net Zero Leadership to Industry

18 October 2021

Grant opportunities in New South Wales and Victoria

The NSW government has announced four grants available to improve recycling and waste services.   > Organics Infrastructure: $6 million is available to support the processing of organic waste. This grant is available to local businesses, councils and projects that upgrade, build and expand organics processing infrastructure. Applications close October 21. > Organics Collection: $12 … Continue reading Grant opportunities in New South Wales and Victoria

13 October 2021

Waste Export License

The Australian Government has implemented the Waste Export Ban, and has begun to regulate the export of Australian of certain wastes. As of July 2021, glass and mixed plastics “waste” are regulated for export. Baled and whole tyres are set to be regulated from the 1st of December and other materials  including cardboard and mixed … Continue reading Waste Export License

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