* Fast-track circular economy plan, review covenant, council urges * Don't rely heavily on waste-to-energy, cautions industrial ecology group * Westpac distances itself from Business Council climate stance * Tribunal orders vehicle refund due to misleading fuel efficiency claim
* EPA issues prevention notices to council and quarry * NT EPA launches waste prosecution * Coca Cola Amatil joins sustainable business group * Super fund achieves carbon neutral certification for six sites * EPA releases new waste collection systems guide
Highlights include court rulings in two states, plastics discussion papers, and EPA guidance on Victoria's new general environmental duty. Jobs include leader of a zero net carbon homes program, and a senior PFAS post.
* $420 million, Delta-financed pumped-hydro project applies for licence * Adelaide City seeks 10-year renewables deal * Efficiency scheme to subsidise ceiling insulation * Zero emission bus trial for Sydney