How to tell if packaging can be composted
If you’re unsure what packaging can be composted, then these are the two trusted symbols to look for: Items with either of these symbols mean they have been tested and certified against the Australian Standard as 100% compostable. NOTE! This does NOT mean they are recyclable, so please DO NOT place compostable packaging in your […]Read more
Kerbside Recycling Bin Assessments in the Cradle Coast region
Location: Circular Head, Waratah-Wynyard, Burnie City, Central Coast, Devonport City, Latrobe and Kentish Council areas. Kerbside Recycling Bin Assessments are coordinated by the Cradle Coast Waste Management Group on behalf of its member Councils and take place a couple of times a year in North West Tasmania. The assessments help tell the Group whether landfill […]Read more
What is the China Green Sword policy and what does it mean for recycling?
The Green Sword policy is a ruling introduced by China to reduce the volume and contamination levels of recyclable materials it imports for reprocessing. Twenty-four types of recyclables have been banned (ceasing of import licenses) across both industrial and household categories. Those most relevant to Tasmanian recycling services are household plastics and waste paper recycling. […]Read more