A road in Tasmania's south has been made out of hundreds of thousand plastic bags and glass bottles, in a trial which is being closely watched by local governments around the state.
I asked an engineer working in the Swiss waste industry where their landfills were located. He replied there weren't any. It's time we got rid of them too, writes Paul Klymenko.
A regional South Australian council has begun removing about 500 trolleys from waters near its wharf, amid concerns over community safety.
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.
Schools in regional South Australia have tossed wrapper foods to halve waste and increase students' consumption of fresh food.
Many products come in plastic or cardboard packets, and Australians diligently try to recycle them, but figuring out what goes in which bin can be complicated. In an attempt to make the process easier, a new, nationally consistent label has been developed.
One of South Australia's biggest takeaway coffee retailers will again allow customers to bring in reusable cups and mugs, reversing a controversial ban brought in for safety reasons.
So many shopping trolleys have been dumped off a wharf in a regional South Australian city that the local council warns of a "significant risk of injury" from jumping off it and into the sea.
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.