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Manila Bulletin 15 Nov 2023
Stockholm, Sweden generates bio-fuel which powers vehicles, this energy being derived from sewage waste ... Zurich, Switzerland produces 80 percent of its electricity with renewable energy resources and 40 percent of its waste gets recycled ... Canberra, Australia relies heavily on solar ...

Carbon Copy: New Method of Recycling Carbon Fiber Shows Potential

Technology Org 29 Oct 2023
However, a UNSW Canberra researcher has developed a method to recycle it in a way that not only wastes less of the material, but also uses less energy and leaves more of it intact and able to be turned into more useful new products ... it needed to think more about reducing waste.

ACT businesses could be fined $40,000 for improperly recycling, disposing of food scraps as part ...

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 24 Oct 2023
Canberra businesses could eventually face fines of up to $40,000 for improperly disposing of their food waste as part of the ACT government's push to create a circular economy ... .

I’m voting yes to the voice for a brighter future for all Australian kids

The Observer 09 Oct 2023
Will it be different this time? Will Australians walk with us? ... I am anxious because I know what is at stake ... But I am also hopeful. I am hopeful Australians will recognise it makes sense to give First Nations people a say on matters affecting our communities, especially after decades of failed policies and wasteful programs dreamed up in Canberra ... .

Whitewashing Down Under: The Vietnam War Fifty Years On

GlobalResearch 30 Aug 2023
On March 29, veterans visiting Canberra in an address to parliament ... Add to this the fantastic delusion that the Vietnamese communist movement was a Peking-directed affair rather than an indigenous movement keen to remove foreign influence, and we have a conflict not merely futile on the part of Canberra and Washington, but wasteful and criminal.

Morning Mail: sports stars join yes campaign, Solomons reject ‘unneighbourly’ Australia, China sets heat record

The Observer 17 Jul 2023
Morning everyone ... We’re also looking at the heatwaves gripping large parts of the northern hemisphere – and a potentially gamechanging breakthrough in the treatment of dementia ... Illustration ... World ... The federal court will hand down its decision on a nuclear waste dump on Barngarla lands. The warship USS Canberra arrives in Sydney for commissioning ... .

Australia Pushes for Global Accord to Curb Plastic Waste

Voa News 31 May 2023
A United Nations committee is meeting to work on a global pact that aims to end plastic waste ... About two-thirds are short-lived products that soon become waste ... Plibersek said Australia would double its recycling capacity by 2025 by investing in 48 new waste facilities.

Tears, hysterics, a false start ... and an Albo Aboriginal Voice speech: BRITTANY CHAIN goes ...

The Daily Mail 24 May 2023
Up to 20,000 adoring fans had been eagerly awaiting their arrival for hours ... The clock struck zero and Mr Modi's fans erupted ... Another 10 more minutes ... Hot off a plane from Canberra, where the Voice to Parliament referendum debate is raging in the House of Representatives, the Australian PM did not waste an opportunity to preach to the masses ... He said.

Waste workers strike over job security concerns and overtime pay reduction

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 11 Apr 2023
Waste workers across depots in Sydney and Canberra will walk off the job today after negotiations with Cleanaway and the Transport Workers Union broke down ... .

Household batteries incorrectly disposed of in kerbside bins likely sparked Canberra recycling fire, report finds

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 06 Apr 2023
An investigation into a large fire that destroyed Canberra's only recycling centre has found batteries in household waste were probably at fault ... .

Spent Matters: The AUKUS Nuclear Waste Problem

GlobalResearch 20 Mar 2023
While the ditzy and dunderheaded wonders in Canberra would be acquiring submarines with nuclear propulsion technology, there would be that rather problematic issue of what to do with the waste ... In the UK, the issue of disposing waste from decommissioned nuclear submarines in community consultation.

Shot clock, vanishing foam and no more time-wasting – simple tweaks could vastly improve Six Nations

Irish Independent 01 Feb 2023
Mathieu Raynal’s time-wasting call costs Wallabies a Bledisloe Cup chance against All Blacks – The Canberra Times, September 2022 Well no, actually, it was self-inflicted ... out, and then acted when they didn’t.So it was their own time-wasting that did them in.

Albanese ‘jumped on’ the plane to visit the ‘trouble zone’ of Alice Springs

The Daily Telegraph Australia 24 Jan 2023
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has wasted little time in heading to the troubled town of Alice Springs, flying out of Canberra this afternoon,” Mr Clennell said.

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