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In 2018 the Chinese governments decision to tighten the specifications on the importation of recyclables collected from around the world resulted in unprecedented attention by all levels of government, the media and general public as the world finally took notice about the importance of recycling and its role in protecting the environment.

Twelve months along, so what has been the result of this decision and what has changed in the way we manage our recyclables. Rick Ralph talks with industry professional and leading expert in his field Mr Nick Harford from Equilibrium about what that decision changed in terms of our recycling performance.

China National Sword - Australia's Recycling Challenge Rick Ralph

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In 2018 the Chinese governments decision to tighten the specifications on the importation of recyclables collected from around the world resulted in unprecedented attention by all levels of government, the media and general public as the world finally took notice about the importance of recycling and its role in protecting the environment.

Twelve months along, so what has been the result of this decision and what has changed in the way we manage our recyclables. Rick Ralph talks with industry professional and leading expert in his field Mr Nick Harford from Equilibrium about what that decision changed in terms of our recycling performance.

    China's National Sword - May 2020 Update

    China's National Sword - May 2020 Update

    In part 2 of our Chinese National Sword and the impacts of this chinese government policy direction, SwordRick Ralph chats with Nick Harford of Equilibrium about how far have we come in terms of managing this emerging challenge to Australia's recycling system.
    We discuss the challenges and opportunities that have now arisen result COAG's decision on introducing recycloables export bans and the future business decisions that now arise result this new policy direction

    • 23 min
    Chinese National Sword - Has this changed Australia's Recycling habits

    Chinese National Sword - Has this changed Australia's Recycling habits

    In 2018 the Chinese Government introduced a new set of rules that tightened the specifications on the importataion  of recyclables. That decision resulted in unprecedented attention and debate on the sector from all levels of government, the media and commentators globally, resulting in many challenges for existing recycling systems.
    In terms of what this means for Australia, 18 months along what has changed and how has that decision impacted our behaviour and in the way recyclables are now being managed. Rick talks with industry professional and leading industry expert Nick Harford from Equilibrium about what that decision changed in terms of our ongoing recycling performance

    • 32 min

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