As China turns away previously accepted recyclable waste, container return schemes are offering a new solution.
In a cavernous tin shed north of Adelaide, rubbish is piling up high as trucks roll in and tip their loads onto a disorderly heap on the concrete floor.
As the Pilbara coast recovers from severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica which flooded the region last week, another potential cyclone brewing in the Top End is threatening to wreak further havoc.
How do you get a whole nation recycling better?
Australia is sending more experts, vessels and equipment to Solomon Islands to stem an oil spill increasingly damaging a World Heritage-listed marine sanctuary and threatening islanders’ livelihoods.