Sustainability

One Stop Warehouse first to join FIMER partner program

07 July, 2020

The program will enable FIMER to work more closely with its key partners to enable and drive growth.


$190m "bonza" boost to recycling industry

06 July, 2020

The Recycling Modernisation Fund is set to generate $600 million of recycling investment from federal, state and industry stakeholders.


Hitachi ABB Power Grids powers up

06 July, 2020

Hitachi Ltd and ABB Ltd have announced the completion of a new collaborative entity: Hitachi ABB Power Grids Ltd.


Now open: Premier's Sustainability Awards 2020

02 July, 2020

The awards recognise outstanding achievements by Victorians who are leading the way in sustainable innovation and practices across the state.


Brand revamp for GBCA and Green Star 

01 July, 2020

A new brand has been revealed for the Green Building Council of Australia and Green Star.


Builders declare climate and biodiversity emergency

29 June, 2020

Australian builders are calling on construction industry professionals to take a stand on the climate change and biodiversity emergency.


Report says electric vehicles on the rise

23 June, 2020

Electric vehicles are becoming more popular in Australia, with a 149% increase in new car sales in 2019 compared with 2018.


The impact of climate change on soil remediation

19 June, 2020 | Supplied by: CDEnviro

The rate of climate change is having a profoundly negative impact on Australia's soil contamination levels.


Sustainable plans for Canberra's Shine Dome

18 June, 2020

A joint project will research and develop approaches to conserve and sustainably manage the heritage-listed landmark.


Closing the carbon loop

16 June, 2020

A team of chemical engineers has found a novel way to convert waste CO2 into industrial products.


Humes provides carbon-neutral culverts for Inland Rail

15 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Holcim (Australia) Pty Ltd

Humes, in partnership with Inland Rail, has achieved an industry-leading sustainability milestone by providing 22,625 tonnes of carbon-neutral precast concrete culverts.


New Zealand rolls out smart mobility network

12 June, 2020

Christchurch has become the first city in New Zealand to launch a secure solution for commuter bikes, e-bikes and scooters.


Most Aussies unaware of mobile data CO2 emissions

09 June, 2020

It is estimated that mobile data networks in Australia cause more than half a million tonnes of CO2 emissions every year.


Webinar unpacks role of packaging in a circular economy

05 June, 2020

Circular economy doesn't automatically mean reducing packaging, but when used correctly, good packaging design can be a part of the solution.


Could a melting discovery reshape plastics recycling?

05 June, 2020

Shinshu University researchers have found a way to melt different thermoplastic materials together, which could help to overcome some recycling challenges.


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