New waste policy spruiks circular economy

Rebecca Gredley
(Australian Associated Press)

 

Australians need to change their attitude to waste and consider it a resource rather than a burden.

The National Waste Policy released on Tuesday urges Australians to avoid waste by repairing or reusing items rather than throwing them away and recycling as much as possible.

The updated policy builds on the first plan from 2009 and is underpi