Australia’s cardboard recycling plan is good news for Australians

A new national recycling plan has helped Australia meet its carbon targets, with a new report showing Australia’s total cardboard supply is on track to reach a record 7.7 billion pieces by 2026.The Australian National University’s report on Australia’s recycling plan, published on Tuesday, said the country’s recycling efforts would lead to a net increase in recycling by about 25 […]

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How to Get Rid of Your Car’s AutoZone Oil Recycling (And Other Things)

The Environmental Protection Agency’s new rules for oil recycling don’t include a clear ban on the industry.The EPA says it’s looking for “an effective, uniform approach” for auto companies to recycle their oil.The agency’s goal is to find a way to avoid “misleading consumers” about the amount of oil they’re getting, the agency said.Oil companies have been arguing that the […]

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Why do we recycle oil?

By using our smartphones, computers and other electronics to recycle materials, we’re able to help the environment and improve our quality of life.In the past year alone, we’ve recycled more than 100 million pounds of oil, a total that could have gone into the ocean.But despite the incredible energy we put into our devices, we still have a long way […]

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Which country has the most oil recycling?

A new report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has revealed the country with the most recycling of petroleum products.Key points:The AEMO has ranked Australia as one of the 10 most energy efficient nations on the world’s energy consumption mapSource: Australian Energy Markets Agency (AEMA)What are the main oil recycling technologies?Australia is ranked as one the 10 countries that […]

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Oil recycling: The good, the bad and the ugly

The government wants to scrap an auto-zone oil-recycling scheme in the country.The move is part of a nationwide programme to reduce carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 and aims to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050.The government has decided to scrap the auto-zones pilot programme after it came under pressure from stakeholders, including the petroleum industry, which said the scheme […]

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