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, 24 September 2008 19:36
- Created on Saturday, 30 August 2008 00:06
A new report on the state of waste in Victoria has found Victorians are the fifth highest generators of waste with 2 tonnes per person every year and that while recycling programs have gone well, more needs to be done. To download the report click here.
- Created on Thursday, 03 July 2008 21:24
Environmentalists today exposed the latest round of dodgy claims made by the packaging industry in the debate about a national beverage container deposit scheme.
- Created on Thursday, 19 June 2008 20:24