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18pc growth in alternate uses for recycled newsprint

Australia’s recovery rate for newspapers remains close to the world’s best at more than 75 per cent, while the recovered product has experienced growth of...

Review a threat to effective recycling

A government review of Australia’s recycling legislation risks burdening the publisher’s self-regulatory model with onerous red tape. TONY WILKINS, argues the case against intervention.

Publishers recommit to recycling objectives

The print publishing industry is resisting regulation on its recycling scheme in light of an Australian government review of the Product Stewardship Act, and instead...

Australia increases print recycling lead

Australia has held its position this year as number one in the world at print recycling, with new research showing consumers currently recycle 77 per...

News’ environmental initiative celebrates 10th birthday

News Corp Australia’s environmental sustainability initiative, 1 Degree, has marked 10 years of progress and change in print distribution. 1 Degree calls for employees, business...

A win for the environment – new animated video released

NewsMediaWorks’ Environment Advisory Group has launched a new animated video designed to bring to life the sustainability of newspapers in an engaging and creative way....

A message from Peter Netchaef – Executive Director, Environment

Newspaper and magazine publishers have emphasized their long standing commitment and contribution to Product Stewardship and the Circular Economy by releasing a new, short and...

Be part of the chain – Advertising campaign

NewsMediaWorks’ Environment Advisory Group has launched a national industry-wide advertising campaign encouraging readers to be part of the sustainable production chain by recycling their newspapers...

A message from Peter Netchaef – Executive Director, Environment

Welcome to our New Look, Environment Webpage, where you will find a wealth of information about the environmental credentials and initiatives of the Newspaper Industry....

Newspapers responsibly made

Responsibly producing newspapers means using less energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. As a large industry player, Norske Skog recognises its responsibility to reduce greenhouse...

Fast facts about making newspapers and magazines

Sustainability: the main ingredient when making newspapers and magazines All Norske Skog Australasia mills are Chain of Custody certified Australian made newsprint comes from plantation...

Fast facts about recycling newspapers and magazines

How recycled fibre changed Australian newsprint and magazines Recycling newspapers and magazines allows wood to be recovered and live its life span repeatedly, as wood...