Sustainability

Plastic waste could be upcycled to clean up waste

08 February, 2023 | Supplied by: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Plastic waste could actually be used to improve environmental sustainability by upcycling it into high-performance porous membranes for the chemical industry.


Green paradise for Australasia

01 February, 2023 by Ben Nicholson, Co-Founder, Australasian Green Infrastructure Network* | Supplied by: Australasian Green Infrastructure Network

The co-founder of new peak body AGIN shares his thoughts about the uptake of green urban infrastructure and creating synergies for excellence in design.


Which country produces the most e-waste?

30 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Uswitch

A study by Uswitch analysed data from the Global E-waste monitor 2020 and revealed the countries that produce the most e-waste, with Australia ranking fifth.


Hatch integrates economic team for projects across Australia

27 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Hatch Associates Pty Limited

Hatch has further strengthened its Australian capabilities and services by welcoming industry leaders and economists to its Urban Solutions team.


Thought Leader 2023: Justin Ellis, Emerson Automation Solutions

16 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Ellis said three of the challenges facing industry in 2023 include managing climate change, flexible workplaces and inclusivity. Find out more...


CAC GAS TO standards for VOC monitoring

01 January, 2023 | Supplied by: CAC Gas & Instrumentation

TO 14, 15, 17 standards for volatile organic compound (VOC) monitoring and soil sampling are available from CAC GAS in all configurations 39, 41, 62 or subset component gas mixtures.


Recycling initiative launched for dairy farmers

16 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Zoetis

Animal health business Zoetis has launched a recycling initiative for dairy farmers, with the aim of keeping plastic waste out of landfill.


SA trialling advanced soft plastics recycling scheme

12 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Australian Food & Grocery Council

Led by AFGC in partnership with CAWRA and three local councils, the kerbside recycling trial aims to close the loop on soft plastic packaging.


Closing the loop on nappies: an Aussie trial

09 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Kimberly-Clark Australia

Kimberly-Clark announces details of its nappy recycling pilot that could provide Australia with a solution for the 1.5 billion nappies that end up in landfill each year.


Qld solar farm one step closer to target

02 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Salesforce Australia Pty Ltd

In partnership with Salesforce, X-ELIO has launched its Blue Grass Solar Farm, located 14 km from Chinchilla in Queensland's Western Downs.


EXAIR safety air guns

01 December, 2022 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR safety air guns have been designed to lower the risks and problems that air guns may bring.


South Australian methane-buster company wins award

23 November, 2022 | Supplied by: CH4 Australia

CH4 Australia has been recognised as the South Australian Climate Change Leader for Business and Industry for its work in reducing enteric methane emissions.


Cladding recycling scheme wins stewardship award

17 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Fairview Architectural

Fairview has announced its Ecoloop recycling facility has won a Product Stewardship Award for Best Stewardship Outcomes by an SME business.


Evolution to fully electrify light utility fleet

16 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Evolution Group Holdings

Evolution has announced a partnership with Tembo for the full electrification of its fleet of light utility vehicles for traffic and fleet management.


Dirt-cheap solution to soil pollution problem

15 November, 2022 | Supplied by: University of South Australia

A research team led by UniSA researchers has developed a cost-effective soil remediation technique that traps contaminants in a sponge-like filter.


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