Sustainability

Major Sydney venues go green

26 September, 2018 by Lauren Davis

The operators of some of Sydney's most popular venues have caught the sustainability bug, implementing technologies and procedures to reduce waste, emissions and costs.


Canberra virtual power plant wins top engineering award

20 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: Reposit Power

A virtual power plant from Reposit Power has been recognised as one of the most innovative and outstanding engineering projects of 2018.


A national vision for Australia's cities

20 September, 2018 by

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities has tabled its report on the development of cities, calling for a national plan of settlement.


Legume could serve as 'drought fodder' for cattle

19 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

The legume leucaena may offer a profitable and environmentally sustainable fodder option for cattle producers in dry, tropical regions.


New Market Leader – Water for GHD in Australia

18 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: GHD Pty Ltd

Professional services company GHD has announced the appointment of Rod Naylor as its new Market Leader – Water in Australia, commencing in November.


Climate action in Victoria could save billions

17 September, 2018 by

City of Melbourne calls on the community to have their say about taking collective action on climate change.


Nine in 10 Australians concerned about sustainability: survey

14 September, 2018 by

While over 90% of Australians are concerned about environmental sustainability, only half believe they are doing their fair share to protect the planet.


Exploring disruptive technologies to solve global problems

13 September, 2018 by

The Greenhouse event series is designed to explore creative solutions to the challenges faced by cities around the world as they move to a more sustainable approach.


National Waste Policy discussion paper released

12 September, 2018 by

Feedback on the discussion paper will inform updates to the 2009 National Waste Policy for consideration by environment ministers later this year.


Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme to deliver 928 MW

11 September, 2018 by

The Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme will see six renewable energy projects deliver 928 MW of energy — almost 45% more power than originally anticipated.


Barangaroo South wins WorldGBC green building award

10 September, 2018 by

Barangaroo South is among four green building projects, one business and an industry leader announced as winners of the WorldGBC Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards.


NCH Australia supporting farmers with Buy a Bale

07 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: NCH Australia

NCH Australia has committed to donating 1% of its sales revenue to Buy a Bale — a charity that is providing aid to farming and rural communities in the form of bales of hay.


Sustainable LEGO elements made from plant-based plastic

07 September, 2018 by

The LEGO Group has launched a new range of botanical elements — such as leaves, bushes and trees — made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane.


Unlocking the potential of digitalisation

06 September, 2018 by Carolyn Jackson

The Siemens Digitalize 2018 event in August featured many industry examples that demonstrate what could be achieved by unlocking the potential of digitalisation.


Five Australian cities vie for smart cities leadership award

05 September, 2018 by | Supplied by: Smart Cities Council ANZ

Brisbane, Adelaide, Ipswich, the Sunshine Coast and Canterbury-Bankstown have been shortlisted for the top prize at the inaugural Australian Smart Cities Awards.


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