Office and retail refurbishment generates over 55,000 t of waste every year in the Sydney CBD alone at an average rate of 63 t/1000m2.
With 42% of food produced in Australia currently ending up as waste — either during the production and manufacturing stages or via the end consumer — over 50 industry and research organisations have come together to do something about it.
Danish company Really has engineered a solution to upcycle end-of-life textile waste into a valuable material that is suitable for furniture and interior design.
Partnering with Telstra on a trial project, the City of Joondalup set specific goals aimed at transforming Tom Simpson Park, Mullaloo, into a smart park by embracing the IoT.
Veolia's Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) facility officially opened on Friday, 8 September in Tarago, 240 km southwest of Sydney. The facility will receive household waste from a number of Sydney councils and is set to change the way we process our red-lidded bins' contents.
Christchurch is putting a 100% electric residential waste collection truck into service.
Veolia has secured a three-year deal with Farm Waste Recovery (FWR), part of the Industry Waste Recovery (IWR) group, to provide collection, transport and recycling services of polypropylene packaging for its closed-loop network across Australia.
Software specialist PrimeQ has been appointed by a joint venture of major Australian beverage suppliers to build the IT that will support NSW's container deposit scheme.
The eighth annual Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) is taking place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, showcasing some of the most innovative products and technology in waste management to around 2000 waste management professionals, business leaders and government representatives.
Polymeric Powders and Austeng are using end-of-life tyre crumb combined with polyolefin plastic to manufacture a high-quality composite material, enabling the production of commercial pipes using an innovative process.
In the wake of the now infamous Four Corners report on the state of Australia's glass recycling industry, University of Melbourne researchers have announced their work incorporating waste glass into prefabricated concrete structures.
The Australian Greens have secured an inquiry into the future of Australia's recycling industry — an inquiry which is the culmination of many years of frustration, particularly with the landfill price disparity and its subsequent impact on the industry.