Environmental compliance news for business

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Asphalt from 99% post-consumer material achieves new "best practice"

  Friday, 12 June 2015 3:57pm
Asphalt made from 99% post-consumer recovered material, such as printer toner cartridges, old tyres, glass and re-used asphalt, is cheaper, better-performing and will generate less than half the CO2-e emissions of equivalent products, its creator says. Read more...

Regenerative development demands construction industry "partner evolution"

  Thursday, 11 June 2015 3:03pm
Adopting a "regenerative development" model can enable construction industry participants to move beyond environmental impact reduction and "recuperate past impacts", while creating conditions for ecosystems to "self-restore", according to speakers at a recent forum in Sydney. Read more...

Court sends NT Government’s container deposit scheme back to drawing board

  Monday, 04 March 2013 9:02pm
Major beverage manufacturers including Coca-Cola Amatil, Schweppes and Lion have had a resounding victory this afternoon in their battle against the Northern Territory's container recycling scheme, with the Federal Court ruling the legislation is invalid and needs re-drafting. Read more...

Federal Court upholds appeal over 'secondary boycott' environment defence

  Tuesday, 02 September 2008 3:33pm
* Federal Court upholds appeal over 'secondary boycott' environment defence
* Anti-mill lobby group moves on class action
* Government moves to ban carbon storage in reef
* Garrett launches new urban planning website
* National Water Commission sets out priorities
* Infrastructure Australia seeks submissions
EPA Victoria issues domestic wastewater code
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