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 Thursday, 08 December 2011 11:26
Total Environment Centre sites top results for the Cool Planet Short Film Award, now in its second year....
- Created on Thursday, 08 December 2011 11:03
Six months after winning Best Documentary Film at St Kilda Film Festival, TEC’s acclaimed 26 minute film WASTE NOT, has garnered another accolade, said Total Environment Centre (TEC) today.
- Created on Thursday, 08 December 2011 10:54
The new packaging study released by environment ministers is shockingly biased against a container deposits system (CDS), according to environmental groups.
New International Study Shines Light on Solutions for Australia’s Lost 6 Billion Beverage Containers
- Created on Friday, 11 November 2011 17:02
As Australian environment ministers prepare to make a decision on what to do with the 6 billion beverage containers littered or landfilled each year, the findings of the most extensive international study to date by PwC, launched today in Melbourne gives the answers.
- Created on Thursday, 15 September 2011 17:20
Seventeen national and state environment groups have urged Australia’s national and state environment ministers to start planning for the introduction of a container deposit system (CDS) at their Canberra meeting tomorrow.