Category Archives: Useful Resources

Victoria to Ban e-waste going to Landfill by 1 July 2019

The Victorian government reports that the amount of e-waste generated in Victoria is projected to increase from 109,000 tonnes in 2015 to approximately 256,000 tonnes in 2035. Environment Victoria reports that “Acknowledging the risks and opportunities associated with e-waste, the … Continue reading

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Australian Consumer Law Resources

Consumer Affairs Victoria provides via their website Australian Consumer Law Resources to assist businesses  comply with relevant Fair Trading and Consumer Laws. Specialised focs document are available to assist organizations negotiate these laws, with the following topics available to name a few: … Continue reading

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Employing Mature Aged Workers

The benefits to employing Mature Aged Workers are numerous and the Investing in Experience Tool Kit  provides a guide for employers to plan, engage and retain mature aged workers.  The guide considers mature aged workers those over 45 years of … Continue reading

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Responsible Packaging

Good Environmental Choice Australia have reported on a  new online tool that will help manufacturers and designers improve the recyclability of their packaging. The Packaging Recyclability Evaluation Portal (PREP) tool has been developed by Planet Ark and GreenChip which aims … Continue reading

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Asbestos

The Victorian Government has a website titled Asbestos.    Asbestos is a mineral found in rock.  Three types of Asbestos were mined in Australia prior to 1983.  They were blue, brown and white.  From December 2003 all Asbestos was banned from … Continue reading

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Australian Bushfire Season 2013 – 2014 – In Preparation

The Bushfire CRC (Cooperative Research Centre) recently released the Southern Australia Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for this fire season. The outlook is for an INCREASED FIRE POTENTIAL for 2013-2014 resulting from 2013 higher than normal rainfall and temperatures resulting in increased … Continue reading

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The Story of Electronics

A great training video on Electronics and Waste Management – The Story of Electronics by the The Story of Stuff Project.

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SAI Global – Free Standards Guide – Occupational Health and Safety

For those interested in best practice in Occupational Health and Safety, a Free Standards Guide has been compiled and published by SAI Global.

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Welcome to Newave Enviromental

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