Email ABC Radio Canberra By Penny Travers and Jolene Laverty Updated March 15, 2017 09:04:26 Photo: Garth Lamb is passionate about recycling and considers the general refuse tip his "nemesis". (ABC Radio Canberra: Jolene Laverty) Related Story: Help recycle your Easter egg foil into cans, baseball bats Map: Hume 2620 When you wheel your yellow-lidded garbage bin onto the kerb, do you ever think about what happens to its contents?In the ACT and surrounding areas in New South Wales, all kerbside recycling is collected by trucks and taken to the recycling station in the Canberra suburb of Hume. Some 200 tonnes of material — from cardboard and paper to glass bottles and plastic containers — arrives at the plant each day."All this material, that's not waste, that's valuable resources that we can put back into the productive economy," Re.Group business development manager Garth Lamb told ABC Radio Canberra's Jolene Laverty. The Hume facility has been upgraded … [Read more...] about From kerbside yellow bins to the recycling plant: What happens to your rubbish?
India’s retaliatory tariffs on $241 million worth of imports from the United States looked so small in comparison to the billions in play in President Donald Trump’s ongoing tariff war with China, to call them modest would be an exaggeration. It’s the first consequential step from the new Modi government on ties with the United States. As a strategic move, it was potentially a watershed moment for the message it carried for the Trump administration: it’s just about business as you had always contended and insisted.New Delhi was on board, not by yielding to the Trump administration’s trade hawks and their growing list of demands but by firing back, not exactly how the US had expected. Even long time India watchers such as Richard Rossow of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, who reads the Press Information Bureau trade data releases with as much interest as baseball scorecards, admits to have been taken by … [Read more...] about India’s tariff message to the US: Business is business
The four-time heavyweight champion estimates he earned more than $300 million during his 26 years in the ring. After claiming his first world title in 1986, the boxing legend won 44 bouts in a stellar career, including two victories over Mike Tyson and other famous wins against George Foreman, Larry Holmes and Buster Douglas. But the 57-year-old currently lives in a two-bedroom apartment after squandering his millions on poor investments. Stream over 50 sports Live & On-Demand with KAYO SPORTS on your TV, computer, mobile or tablet. Just $25/month, no lock-in contract. Get your 14-day free trial and start streaming instantly > Widely known for having the top of his ear bitten off by Tyson in 1997, the former two-weight world champion managed to lose his entire life savings after his last professional fight in 2011. Holyfield, known as “The Real Deal”, fell victim to reckless spending, bad business deals and even worse financial advice. The full extent of the … [Read more...] about How Boxing legend Evander Holyfield blew $300 million