Sustainability

2020 sustainablity goals on target at Brambles

18 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: CHEP Australia

As a result of its circular business model and supply chain expertise, Brambles has reported it is progressing closer to its 2020 sustainability goals.


UQ celebrates sustainability milestones

16 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

The University of Queensland (UQ) produced enough solar energy to power 1592 average homes last year, according to the university's 2016 Sustainability Report Card.


Australia's best solar installations honoured

16 October, 2017 by

The Clean Energy Council announced the winners of the 2017 Solar Design and Installation Awards at the recent All-Energy Australia exhibition and conference in Melbourne.


Melbourne welcomes All-Energy Australia and Waste Expo Australia

13 October, 2017 by

The All-Energy Australia and Waste Expo Australia conferences ran concurrently at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 11–12 October 2017.


The results are in for Australia's livability report card — and they're not good

12 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: RMIT University

RMIT University has released what is said to be the first 'baseline' measure of livability in Australia's state and territory capitals, and let's just say that if Australia was a school student and the study was its report card, the principal would be wanting a word.


Finalists announced for 2017 Green Gown Awards Australasia

29 September, 2017 by

Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) has announced the finalists for the 2017 Green Gown Awards Australasia — an awards scheme dedicated to recognising excellence in sustainability within the tertiary education sector in Australasia.


Building the future Australian energy market with Huon Hoogesteger

27 September, 2017 by

Renewable energy subsidies continue to be a hot topic of debate in Australia. Smart Commercial Solar's Huon Hoogesteger believes serious conversations within the industry need to happen to discuss how best to steer the country in the right direction.


Energy Networks Australia and ARENA workshop the electricity network of the future

22 September, 2017 by

Energy Networks Australia and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) joined forces in a workshop to generate ideas that will help determine how we operate the electricity networks of the future.


3D modelling for sustainable urban planning

21 September, 2017 by

The CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) recently held a special symposium discussing exciting new research into Precinct Information Modelling (PIM) — a type of 3D digital prototyping that promises to be a game changer for planning future city precincts.


Finalists announced for 2017 Victorian Premier's Sustainability Awards, ResourceSmart Schools Awards

21 September, 2017 by

The Victorian Government and Sustainability Victoria have announced the finalists for two upcoming awards — the Premier's Sustainability Awards and the ResourceSmart Schools Awards.


Call for Brisbane to improve resiliency

20 September, 2017 by | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

Brisbane risks falling further behind domestic and global cities if it doesn't address key resilience concerns, according to a report from design and consultancy firm Arcadis.


Keynote speakers and sustainable innovations announced for Waste Expo Australia

18 September, 2017 by

Waste Expo Australia has revealed the keynote speakers and displays to be showcased at next month's event, to be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.


UK and China collaborate on offshore renewable energy projects

13 September, 2017 by

Researchers from the UK and China are set to collaborate on five projects to develop the next generation of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies to enable the safe, secure, cheap and efficient provision of clean energy.


Managing nutrient loss on farms

13 September, 2017 by

Dr Bethanna Jackson has developed a tool that will help New Zealand farmers lower their environmental footprints and better manage nutrient loss into waterways.


New exhibitors announced for All-Energy Australia 2017

13 September, 2017 by

All-Energy Australia 2017 has announced new additions to the exhibitor line-up for its upcoming event — a comprehensive, free-to-attend showcase of clean and renewable energy in Australia.


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