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Victoria’s first energy from waste licence awarded to Maryvale ‘Energy from Waste’ project

The Maryvale Energy from Waste (EfW) project has been successfully awarded the first Energy from Waste licence from Recycling Victoria under the Waste to Energy Scheme.

The EfW facility will process non-recyclable municipal solid waste (MSW) that would otherwise go to landfill, to generate energy for the Maryvale pulp and paper mill. By doing so, it aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Victoria by an estimated 270,000 tonnes per year, which is equivalent to taking 50,000 cars off the road annually.

The Maryvale Energy from Waste (EfW) project is developed by a consortium of partners including Opal, Veolia and Masdar Tribe Australia.

Media release

March 4, 2024

Opal and JBS Australia win WorldStar global packaging award

Opal and JBS Australia are delighted to have won a 2023 WorldStar global packaging award in the transit category for their innovative corrugated cardboard dunnage solution.

The dunnage was previously awarded Gold in both the Sustainable Packaging Design of the Year Industrial sub-category and Outside of the Box Design of the Year at the Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards in 2022.