Hundreds of barnacle-covered shopping trolleys removed from underwater graveyard

A regional South Australian council has begun removing about 500 trolleys from waters near its wharf, amid concerns over community safety.

Vet’s pet project a lesson in tackling plastic pollution

A vet who has seen too much wildlife affected by plastic waste decided to be proactive about recycling and has launched her first collection of pet products.

Burning rubbish to power thousands of homes under Queensland waste-to-energy plan

Queensland's first waste-to-energy plant will be built at Swanbank, west of Brisbane and — spurred on by a $100 million boost from the State Government's waste levy — could power 50,000 homes within five years.