The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) recently began enforcing some significant changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act). These changes were introduced with the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Privacy Amendment Act) which came into effect on 12 March 2014. The Privacy Regulation 2013, made under the Privacy Act, also commenced on 12 March 2014. What do the new changes mean for business? The new amendments include the introduction of
Some interesting facts on Australia’s Electronic Junk problem. E-waste is a big problem for the WA environment with over 70% of the heavy metals in landfills coming from discarded electronics. Such a big problem doesn’t cost the earth to fix, we believe the cost to collect and recycle 100% of Australia’s electronic waste is less than $15/household per year. That’s less than the cost of a pack of batteries.
Total Green Recycling in collaboration with TechCollect are hosting a free drop off day for the public on Saturday, 16th of November. So bring out your dead TV’s, computers and computer peripherals! Come down to the warehouse at 40 Felspar Street, Welshpool. Click Here for a map. Please enter site off Fargo Way.
WA Today released an article about E-waste, featuring Total Green Recycling as one of the companies working towards a sustainable future. You can read the article here