Sustainability

Salmon oil makes sustainable plastic

08 April, 2021

Researchers are investigating ways to develop safe, biodegradable plastic alternatives to polyurethanes, derived from fish waste including heads, bones, skin and guts.


First Peoples and scientists gather to tackle changing climate

06 April, 2021

Traditional Owners and scientists across Australia are meeting to empower and enhance a First People's-led response to climate change.


Food waste's sustainability solution for farmed fish

06 April, 2021

A more sustainable global fish economy could be created by using food scraps to make high-quality food for farmed fish, according to a team of researchers at UWA.


BOC–Toyota partnership delivers hydrogen refuelling station

01 April, 2021

Toyota has opened a new $7.4 million Hydrogen Centre in Altona, Victoria, reported to be the state's first hydrogen refuelling station.


Is it time to refocus the industrial energy auditing process?

31 March, 2021 by Nathan Rogers, Sustainability Leader at Lycopodium Process Industries | Supplied by: Lycopodium Process Industries Pty Ltd

Finding a consultancy able to incorporate process industry technical know-how with energy management industry experience can be challenging.


Dairy Australia commits to climate

29 March, 2021

Dairy Australia has launched a climate change strategy, detailing its climate commitment, investment intent and priorities across research, development and extension.


Historic shed salvage builds circular economy

26 March, 2021

Heritage retention works are an excellent example of how we can create a circular economy with our older buildings.


Melbourne train station achieves 'Australian Excellence' for sustainability

23 March, 2021

Reservoir Station in Melbourne's north has been awarded a Five Star Green Star Design & As Built rating by the Green Building Council of Australia.


Study to assess local advanced recycling industry

19 March, 2021

A joint feasibility study will determine the technical, economic and environmental benefits of a local advanced recycling industry.


Schneider Electric recognised for renewable energy leadership in Asia

18 March, 2021

Schneider Electric has been recognised by the Center for Resource Solutions for its leadership in building renewable energy markets and green power procurement in Asia.


Moyne Shire Council's glass recycling: one year on, going strong

17 March, 2021

One year on, glass-only bins are now an entrenched part of Moyne Shire Council's four-bin waste collection system.


8-star townhouse development in Melbourne

12 March, 2021 | Supplied by: ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects

A disused bus repair shed has been transformed into medium-density 8-star townhouses at scale with a holistic take on not just social and environmental sustainability but post-pandemic living.


Paper-based single-use tableware more sustainable than reusable, says report

12 March, 2021

The energy and water required to wash reusable tableware gives paper-based single-use products an advantage when it comes to environmental impact.


Green port plans for WA coast

09 March, 2021

Plans to build Australia's first 'green' port near Exmouth are underway, with Gascoyne Gateway progressing with the company's next round of community reference groups.


National Plastics Plan tackles problematic plastic

05 March, 2021

The Australian Government has released its National Plastics Plan 2021, proposing a wide range of APCO-led initiatives to fight plastic waste.


  • All content Copyright © 2021 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd