Yearly Archives: 2017

Waste market sounding encouraging greenhouse gases?

February 22, 2017

The ACT Government’s ‘market sounding’ on waste does not prioritise reducing waste or increasing recycling while it provides support for incineration or biogas or other greenhouse gas emitting ‘energy from waste’ proposals. Energy from waste… Read more »

Municipal waste resource page

February 18, 2017

A resource page on Canberra’s municipal waste policies and responses with links to some Conservation Council materials, ACT Government documents and a few other places. Conservation Council 20 July 2016 – Waste Management and Resource… Read more »

National Park Feasibility Reference Group

February 17, 2017

Following the 2016 ACT election the November 2016 Parliamentary Agreement included: “Undertake a feasibility study into establishing a new northern Canberra region National Park, including existing nature reserves around Mount Majura, Mount Ainslie and Mulligans Flat”…. Read more »

Yellow Box Dispatch – February 2017

February 9, 2017

Yellow Box Dispatch — February 2017 Big pictures and details Welcome to the first Yellow Box Dispatch for 2017 with reports on just some of the environment-related activities in the ACT and region. The beginning of the year… Read more »

Environment Exchange 2017

February 6, 2017

Environment Exchanges in 2017! Be part of an inspiring environment network as we explore a different theme each month. Hear from fascinating guest speakers and engage in open and lively discussion on topics in sustainability and environment. Visit… Read more »

Why would we convert plastic to fuel?

January 31, 2017

The draft terms of reference for the proposed plastics to fuels plant at Hume do not address the issue of whether the industry should be located in the ACT at all. While the panel will go some… Read more »

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