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2011 savewater! award nominations now open

17 May, 2011

Nominations are now open for the 2011 savewater! awards which promote water efficiency.

Nominations open for Water Wise award

17 May, 2011

Nominations for the Prime Minister’s 2011 Water Wise Award are invited from commercial and industrial companies that have achieved substantial water savings.

Sustainable Energy Association 2011 Award for Excellence shared

15 April, 2011

BuildingIQ and Perth’s Western Power have received the annual Sustainable Energy Association 2011 Award for Excellence in Innovation for their work on Perth’s historic Council House.

Green wine picks up gold

22 March, 2011

Third-generation family winery Taylors Wines has picked up the only Australian gold medal at the 18th annual Chardonnay du Monde international wine competition held at the Pasteur Institute, Saint-Lager, Burgundy, France, March 2011.

Serendipity Ice Cream wins sustainability leadership award

17 December, 2010

Serendipity Ice Cream has won the 2010 Sustainability Leadership award at the 2010 Environment Awards for its continued strong leadership in and commitment to the ‘target sustainability @ Marrickville’ program.

Top award for water treatment company in UK town

17 December, 2010

B & V Water Treatment, one of the UK’s largest Legionella control and water treatment companies, has been named Business of the Year in a prestigious awards ceremony.

Energetics and EPA win Victorian green office awards

08 December, 2010

Energetics and EPA Victoria have been named recipients of the inaugural Victorian CitySwitch Green Office Awards for their achievements in reducing office energy use.

National engineering award for Alcoa

30 November, 2010

A scientific breakthrough in alumina refining has earned aluminium company Alcoa the Australian Government Engineering Innovation Award at the 2010 Australian Engineering Excellence Awards in Canberra.

Fuji Xerox Australia awarded GECA ecolabel for sustainability

18 November, 2010

Fuji Xerox Australia has been awarded the Good Environmental Choice Australia Label for its ApeosPort III and IV and DocuCentre III and IV multifunction devices by Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA). It is the only vendor of multifunction device technology to receive this accolade in Australia.

Minister congratulates top water-saving businesses

17 November, 2010

The most water wise businesses in Sydney, the Illawarra and the Blue Mountains were revealed last night at the 7th annual business water efficiency awards, held in Sydney.

Sydney Water wins major infrastructure award

17 November, 2010

Sydney Water’s Priority Sewerage Program (PSP) has won an Alliancing Association of Australasia (AAA) Excellence Award.

Cleantech challenge displays strong Australian innovation

17 November, 2010

GE Australia has highlighted innovative local entries to its ecomagination challenge, with the winner to be announced by the end of November. The challenge attracted more than 40 entries from Australia highlighting a strong level of local innovation and progressive thinking about carbon reduction technologies.

Sugarcane growers win national environmental award

20 October, 2010

Project Catalyst, a pioneering partnership helping to improve the quality of water flowing into Great Barrier Reef catchments has won a national Banksia Environmental Award.

Sustainable development advocate wins state construction award

28 September, 2010

Brisbane’s Helen Armstrong has been acknowledged for her outstanding achievements and contribution to the construction industry with the Leighton Contractors Award for Achievement in Sustainable Development Award at the National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC) Qld 2010 Crystal Vision Awards.

Papyrus Australia makes finals of the Banksia Environmental Awards

21 September, 2010

Papyrus Australia, the developer of a technology that converts the waste trunk of the banana palm into alternatives to forest wood products, has been announced as a finalist in the 2010 Banksia Awards.

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