Waste

Pick up a bargain at the City of Swan's new tip shop

11 January, 2018 by | Supplied by: City of Swan

A new tip shop has opened in the City of Swan, giving new life to unwanted recyclable treasures by recovering, inspecting and selling them for a bargain.


Automated sorting technology

10 January, 2018 by | Supplied by: TOMRA Sorting Solutions Pty Ltd

SKM Recycling has selected TOMRA Sorting Recycling to supply 40 AUTOSORT units with the latest features and new 3D laser technology for three new sorting facilities.


Veolia acquires ACTQ Septic Services, builds liquid waste capability

19 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Veolia Australia and New Zealand has announced its acquisition of ACTQ Septic Services, building on its liquid waste services offering in the ACT.


Management of radioactive waste using Australian technology

13 December, 2017 by

Australian technology at a soon-to-be-built radioactive waste treatment facility could dramatically reduce the volume of waste compared to other methods.


China forces government's hand on waste policy, comments from WMAA

12 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: Waste Management Association of Australia

Industry has signalled to government for a long time that relying on the export markets for recyclables was dangerous and now we find ourselves, with the change in China's legislation, walking towards this inevitability.


Odour management in landfills

11 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: OdourPro

Odour management has always been an underlying challenge when it comes to waste management activities such as landfills.


Fancy a fish-skin leather jacket?

08 December, 2017 by

A small business in The Islands of Tahiti is utilising leftover raw materials from the ever-popular fishing industry to reduce wastage by creating fish-skin leather.


Create a more sustainable workplace this Waste Not, Want Not Day

08 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: TechCollect

TechCollect is calling on Australian businesses to increase their recycling efforts and help reduce the amount of e-waste currently going into landfill ahead of its annual Waste Not, Want Not Day on 13 December.


Recycling Ronald McDonald's mattresses

07 December, 2017 by | Supplied by: 3R Group Pty Ltd

Management at Ronald McDonald House in Auckland will sleep easy tonight knowing 43 mattresses from the charity are being recycled rather than thrown in landfill.


Victorian govt seeks to remove e-waste from landfill

07 December, 2017 by

The Victorian Government is reducing the impact of e-waste through the establishment of a new centre in the satellite suburb of Officer in Melbourne's outer south-east.


Pollution control company prepares to list on the ASX

04 December, 2017 by

Pollution control company Carbonxt is on a mission to make coal-fired power stations cleaner, utilising clean technology that is already being used by power stations and utilities in the United States.


SUEZ to provide resource recovery for Northern Beaches Council

28 November, 2017 by | Supplied by: SUEZ

Waste management company SUEZ has been awarded the contract for the Northern Beaches Council recycling and resource recovery process, run by recycling centre Kimbriki.


Addressing the value of trees

28 November, 2017 by Steve Nicholson* | Supplied by: Solaris Paper Pty Ltd

It is imperative that more emphasis is placed on trees and forests and the citizens of the world start to focus on the rights of trees so that their own rights can continue to flourish.


The responsibility of corporates to take on the food waste challenge in Australia

24 November, 2017 by Ria Smith, Health, Safety & Environment Director, Australia | Supplied by: Sodexo

It is no surprise that food waste in Australia is a significant issue. As the population grows, so too does its food needs, and with this increase in food production comes an inevitable increase in food waste.


Not your average composting company

16 November, 2017 by

Established in 1996, C-Wise recycles and processes organic waste, though the company won't call it that. Rather, it sees everything that comes in as a valuable resource.


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