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Planet ark plastics recycling

Planet Ark | Reducing and recycling plastics at work

Planet Ark recently released a guide to reducing and recycling plastics at work, after researchers discovered Australians threw away more than two and a half million tonnes of plastic in 2018-19, with businesses responsible for more than half.

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Two new sydney resource and recovery locations

Wanless expands to two new Sydney-based resource and recovery locations

Wanless Waste Management’s NSW business has activated two new resource recovery centres in the Sydney region. The first, just south of the CBD at Botany, is a stone’s throw to Sydney Domestic Terminal; the other is in Smithfield, at the centre of the western industrial precinct, bordered by Wetherill Park, Erskine Park and Huntingwood.

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Robotics e-waste

Wanless and QUT win grant to tackle e-waste with robotics

The Federal Government has awarded Wanless and QUT Centre for Robotics a grant to develop a prototype for the disassembly of mobile phones. The aim of this initial project is to remove phone batteries, but the subsidy has far-reaching benefits in helping tackle the e-waste issues facing the world.

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Qantas business rewards

Wanless Waste Management partners with Qantas Business Rewards

Wanless Waste Management is excited to announce a new partnership with Qantas Business Rewards. To reward small to medium size businesses for making sustainable business decisions, Wanless Waste Management customers can now earn 1 Qantas Point for every $1 spent on eligible Wanless Waste Management services, capped at a maximum of 2000 Qantas Points per customer per month.

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E-waste

Individuals can make a difference to e-waste recycling

This year’s International E-Waste Day 2021 was marked by an estimate that the worldwide mountain of waste electronic and electrical equipment totals 57.4 million tonnes, a greater weight than that of the Great Wall of China, Earth’s heaviest artificial object.

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Pegasus print group

Pegasus Print Group and Wanless achieve almost 95% recyclability

Pegasus together with Wanless Waste Management has refocused the printing company’s manufacturing strategy to a more environmentally friendly model. Just this past year, Wanless has managed to divert 1275 tonnes of waste from landfill from Pegasus’s Blacktown factory, saving the equivalent of 4600 trees, a million kilowatts of power, 447,000 litres of water and 223 tonnes of CO2 emissions.

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