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AECOM engineers win top award for Western Australia’s greenest building

24 September, 2009

AECOM has received Western Australia's highest environmental engineering honour for its groundbreaking work on 2 Victoria Avenue, the state’s most environmentally friendly building.

Excellent landfill and transfer stations in Australia recognised

26 August, 2009

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has announced the winners of its 2009 National Landfill and Transfer Stations Excellence Awards which recognise the highest standards across the country.

Unusual engineering award announced for ecolabel

25 August, 2009

In a rare decision, a significant New Zealand engineering award has been made to a non-engineering project - Environmental Choice New Zealand has received a Silver Award of Excellence from the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACENZ).

O-I’s Lean and Green bottles win 2009 Packaging Evolution awards

25 August, 2009

O-I’s Lean and Green lightweight wine bottles have won two significant awards at the 2009 Packaging Evolution Awards in Sydney.

Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses wins Banksia Environmental Foundation 2009 Origin Gold Award

24 August, 2009

Origin, Gold Award sponsor of the Banksia Environmental Foundation's annual national awards, has applauded this year's winner, Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses, for its commitment to sustainable business practices.

Simple solution to a trickling problem scores the Smart WaterMark

24 August, 2009

A device which solves the problem of a toilet cistern that continues trickling after a flush is one of the latest products to be awarded the Smart Approved WaterMark.

Creative Water Technology wins Innovic’s International Next Big Thing Award 2009

07 July, 2009

An innovation that allows highly-contaminated wastewater to be cleaned has won Innovic’s International Next Big Thing Award 2009 — Green/Environmental category.

Watersave Australia nominated finalist in national environmental awards

30 June, 2009

Sydney-based sustainable-solutions provider, Watersave Australia, has been nominated as a finalist in two categories of the 2009 Banksia Environmental Foundation National Awards.

Water treatment facility earns two APWA awards

24 June, 2009

The Black & Veatch-designed Geneva Water Treatment Facility was named a 2009 Project of the Year Award winner and a Public Works Project Excellence Award winner by the Chicago Metro Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA).

Winners of NSW Compost Leadership Awards announced

17 June, 2009

The winners of the 2009 NSW Compost Leadership Awards were announced at the NSW Compost Ball in Orange. The major award, 'Leadership in the Recycled Organics Industry', was won by SITA Environmental Solutions for its new SAWT facility in Kemps Creek, NSW.

Environmental award for energy-efficient products and solutions

12 June, 2009

The 2009 Green Excellence Environmental Activism Award, conferred annually for centrifugal pumps by the global consultancy company Frost & Sullivan, was received by KSB in the British capital.

World Environment Day award winners announced

11 June, 2009

The winners of this year’s United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards were announced at a gala presentation dinner held at the Grand Hyatt, Melbourne. The event was hosted by Ian Kiernan, Chairman of Clean Up Australia and Clean Up the World.

Project recognised for healthy water

04 June, 2009

The environmental benefits of the Western Corridor Recycled Water (WCRW) Project have been recognised with the scheme winning a 2009 Healthy Waterways Award this month.

Winery wins EECA SME Business Award

01 June, 2009

Yealands Estate won the award for Small to Medium Businesses and was commended in the Innovation category at the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Awards, held by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) in Auckland.

Finalists of 'Next Big Thing Award' announced

25 May, 2009

A paper water bottle, a musical robot, a biodegradable fishing sinker, a palm-sized ultrasound device which acts like a visual stethoscope, a movable power point, a secure online file management and storage mechanism, and a fingerprint lock are just some of the original innovations to make the 25 finalists of INNOVIC’s International Next Big Thing Award 2009.

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