Waste

Seminar sessions announced for Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo

21 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Diversified Exhibitions Australia

The 2017 Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) Seminar Series will feature 10 seminar sessions across two days on the latest government policies, best practice case studies and industry hot topics.


Newster healthcare waste treatment technology

19 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: 180 Waste Group

The 180 Waste Group has introduced Newster, a patented technology for the treatment of healthcare waste.


Turning waste plastic into energy

14 July, 2017 by

A system using anaerobic digestion to turn plastic into energy and fertiliser is being developed in South Australia.


Finding sustainable alternatives for 'nuisance waste' in the seafood industry

13 July, 2017 by

Researchers in Belgium are looking at environmentally and economically sustainable options for over 7 million tonnes of mollusc shells, which are discarded by the seafood industry each year.


Long-term waste recovery plans for Victoria announced

10 July, 2017 by

The Victorian government has announced a series of long-term plans for waste and resource recovery across six regions — Barwon South West, Gippsland, Goulburn Valley, Grampians Central West, Loddon Mallee and the North East.


SUEZ and Ventia to open new soil processing facility

10 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: SUEZ

Resource recovery company SUEZ and services company Ventia have partnered to develop a soil processing facility at SUEZ's Taylors Road Landfill in Dandenong South.


From garbage to fuel — zeolite catalyst concept

06 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Technical University of Munich (TUM)

Processing bio-fuel from waste requires a large amount of energy; however, a novel catalyst concept could be set to change the chemical process.


Veolia acquires Ellwaste to grow Victorian waste business

04 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Environmental solutions provider Veolia has acquired Ellwaste Waste and Recycling Services — one of the largest privately owned waste management companies in rural Victoria.


What's the problem with New Zealand's landfill levy?

03 July, 2017 by

With hundreds of thousands of tonnes of re-usable and recyclable materials going to landfill each year in New Zealand, a new report by Eunomia has proposed raising the country's landfill levy from the current $10 per tonne to as high as $140 per tonne.


Geotech BIOGAS 3000 fixed analyser

01 July, 2017 by | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The IECEx Geotech BIOGAS 3000 fixed analyser, built on robust gas analysis technology, is suitable for anaerobic digestion (AD) and landfill sites monitoring.


Registration opens for Waste Expo Australia 2017

29 June, 2017 by

Registrations have officially opened for Waste Expo Australia 2017, a waste and resource recovery event taking place from 11–12 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.


Sydney's plan for zero household waste

21 June, 2017 by

A City of Sydney plan to 'Leave Nothing to Waste' will introduce new residential waste collection streams to increase recycling and set a path to zero waste.


Call for national action on used tyres

21 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Australian Council of Recycling

The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) is leading the recycling industry's call for national action on used tyres.


WMAA elects new national president

21 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Waste Management Association of Australia

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has elected Garth Lamb as its new national president for a term of two years.


High-tech recycling facility opens in WA

19 June, 2017 by | Supplied by: Cleanaway

The City of Perth has become home to what is claimed to be the most high-tech recycling facility in the Southern Hemisphere.


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