Only through effective planning can policymakers unlock the power of the circular economy, writes Alex Serpo.
An Australian initiative to keep waste paint out of landfill has been an immediate success, with the industry-run Paintback scheme collecting more than one million kilograms of unwanted paint in its first year.
An environmental trial that took place in New Zealand in February has proved successful, with 61% of waste from three major summer events diverted from landfill.
A park bench made from beach clean-up waste — this is one of the results of a technology that was designed for the realisation of the circular economy.
Plastic film recycler Plastic Forests has been selected as one of Westpac's 200 Businesses of Tomorrow, marking itself out as one of a select group of businesses shaping Australia's future.
The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) will return to Melbourne from 23–24 August 2017 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Australia will be taking part in International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) from 7–13 May, with citizens encouraged to promote the importance and benefits of composting through workshops, demonstrations or tours.
The HPM series particle sensor is designed to work in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and consumer products such air purifiers, to measure air quality in homes, buildings and public spaces.
On 11 April, the inaugural meeting of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) was held in Melbourne.
The inaugural Food Waste Roundtable offers the Turnbull government a chance to discuss its commitment to a National Food Waste Strategy.
Innovyz Institute, in collaboration with Green Industries SA, has announced the 10 successful technologies and ideas selected for the company's Waste and Recycling Commercialisation Program.
Tinki.nl, a Dutch dog website, and its partner Space53, an international test centre for drones, have developed two drones to first detect and then collect dog poo from the streets.
There's no escaping talk about the energy crisis facing Australia at the moment. Watching on as an Australian living in Cambodia, it's baffling as to why renewable energy in Cambodia is so straightforward yet seems anything but back home.