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The big green furphy: experts bust degradable plastic bag myth

An interesting article originally published in the SMH, watch the video here  . As we continue to campaign for education about the risk of ‘biodegradable’ bags, and compare them to alternatives such as ‘compostable’ solutions, it’s important to highlight Australia’s strict Compostable Certifications for … Continue reading

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Looking To A More Sustainable Future

Here at Source Separation Systems we pride ourselves on being the leaders of innovation within our industry! Today we are pleased to announce our brand new products to help work towards a more sustainable future. Innovative workplace solutions, which you … Continue reading

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The Responsibility Is Ours

A report released by CSIRO scientist Denise Hardesty, following an investigation into Australia’s coastal rubbish, paints an alarming picture. The research discovered that about three quarters of the rubbish along the coast was plastic, and most is from Australian sources. In fact with … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Workplace For A Container Deposit Scheme

The national introduction of the much debated Container Deposit Scheme seems more certain with NSW recently announcing a container refund scheme from 2017, and Queensland, one of Australia’s most littered states, committing to investigate the scheme. This momentum is hardly surprising when considering the alarming … Continue reading

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Promoting Sustainability At Events

Dancing in the sunshine, tasting gourmet locally made treats, chasing kids with bright painted faces… it’s no wonder local events and festivals are increasingly popular as a great way for both visitors and locals alike to celebrate the unique qualities of a community. … Continue reading

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