Vic Premiers Sustainability Awards Announced – Australia

Posted on August 4, 2022 by DrRossH in Plastic Waste News


New apps, innovative alternatives to plastic, and food rescue organisations are but a few of the many inspirational entrants tackling waste which have been uncovered among this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards finalists.

Beach Patrol’s LitterStopper app is the Wikipedia of waste, giving people a chance to record their rubbish collection so that the data can be viewed and used by anyone. Data from the app assists the state government collect litter statistics, identify patterns and inform future policy on pollution. To date, LitterStopper has recorded nearly one million littered items, collected over 4,200 cleans. 

LitterStopper rivals Wikipedia, ASPIRE (Advisory System for Processing Information & Resource Exchange) could be seen as the Tinder of waste, offering businesses the opportunity to trade their waste as a resource. 

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