Waste & Recycling
Even though many people recycle - our economy and society still waste a lot of resources that could be re-used and made into new products. To meet insatiable public demand, industry has developed an excessive 'convenience culture'. TEC is pushing for manufacturers to take responsibility and government to take action, as well as working with the recyclers and the community to advance a zero waste society.
- Created on Wednesday, 30 June 2010 13:55
Key environment and local government groups today declared that the introduction of a container deposits system (CDS) would be an important issue in the coming federal, Victorian and New South Wales Elections.
- Created on Tuesday, 29 June 2010 13:36
Australia’s environment ministers have been urged to introduce a Container Deposit System today by seventeen national and state based environment groups. The ministers will be making a decision when they meet in Darwin next Monday.
- Created on Monday, 28 June 2010 11:28
Crucial information that shows $650mpa of significant economic benefits from the introduction of container deposits into Australia is being hidden from the public, environmentalists alleged today.
- Created on Tuesday, 08 June 2010 15:48
Don't miss TEC's senior campaigner, Jane Castle on ABC Lateline's incisive report by Karen Barlow on the electronic waste crisis clogging the city's arteries.
- Created on Tuesday, 08 June 2010 15:38