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With Australia facing a full waste export ban, recycling projects are being rolled out across NSW

With Australia facing a full waste export ban, recycling projects are being rolled out across NSW
August 9, 2021
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Karen Sweaney

Editor, Australasian Leisure Management

Artist, geoscientist and specialist writer on the leisure industry, Karen Sweaney is Editor of Australasian Leisure Management. Based in Sydney, Australia, her specific areas of interest include the arts, entertainment, the environment, fitness, tourism and wellness.

She has degrees in Fine Arts from the University of Sydney and Geological Oceanography from UNSW.

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