Sustainability

Could COVID-19 help to build a cleaner planet?

26 March, 2020 by Amy Steed

The economic slowdown associated with COVID-19 is demonstrating how much human activity is affecting the wellbeing of the planet.


Event cancelled? Your surplus food doesn't have to go to waste

20 March, 2020

Yume's mission is to prevent high-quality, edible food from going to waste by connecting surplus food to buyers.


Taking cars out of the urban planning equation

19 March, 2020

Does car ownership really give us freedom? According to University of South Australia urban planning researcher Hulya Gilbert, maybe not.


Wheat yields unchanged despite rainfall decrease

13 March, 2020

CSIRO research indicates that WA's wheatbelt yields remained unchanged despite a rainfall decrease between 1900 and 2016.


Cape Byron Distillery is Sustainable Distillery of the Year

10 March, 2020

Cape Byron Distillery, producer of Brookie's Byron Gin, has been named international Sustainable Distillery of the Year at the recent Icons of Gin awards 2020 in London.


Pump industry awaits ARBS 2020

04 March, 2020

Targeting the HVAC&R and building services landscape, the event will host more than 300 exhibitors, a renowned industry awards program and comprehensive seminar program.


NZ motorists offset fuel emissions with Z App

25 February, 2020

NZ motorists can now offset their fuel emissions using the Carbon Count feature in Z Energy's Z App, supporting the protection of permanent, local forests.


Qualitas launches build-to-rent fund

25 February, 2020

A fund has been announced by Qualitas to finance the construction and management of energy-efficient, low-emissions, build-to-rent residential buildings.


AEMC issues paper wants the lowdown on EV prep

21 February, 2020

Australia needs a roadmap to get its energy system ready for an electric vehicle future, said the Australian Energy Market Commission.


Smart Cities 2020

21 February, 2020

Smart Cities gathers Australia's city and place makers from all levels of government to connect the dots to create prosperous, livable cities.


Report reconfirms need for better recycling standards

20 February, 2020

Another report has been released confirming that better recycling standards and specifications are needed in Australia.


BioPak unpacks success with NetSuite

20 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Oracle Australia

Adding new products and services and expanding its operations domestically and internationally, BioPak has employed Oracle NetSuite to manage its entire business.


Chief Scientist calls for carbon capture and storage

19 February, 2020

Carbon capture and storage is absolutely critical, according to Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel.


UNSW researchers awarded millions in funding

18 February, 2020

The CRC-P Program has awarded UNSW Sydney researchers with millions in grants across projects including recycled waste plastics, solar technology and cobalt production.


Cities call for climate change urgency

14 February, 2020

The City of Melbourne has called on state and federal governments to take urgent action on climate change and is considering fast-tracking initiatives that have the greatest impact on carbon emissions reduction.


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