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.
O-I’s Lean and Green lightweight wine bottles have won two significant awards at the 2009 Packaging Evolution Awards in Sydney.
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).
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.
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.
An innovation that allows highly-contaminated wastewater to be cleaned has won Innovic’s International Next Big Thing Award 2009 — Green/Environmental category.
Sydney-based sustainable-solutions provider, Watersave Australia, has been nominated as a finalist in two categories of the 2009 Banksia Environmental Foundation National Awards.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Entries for the national 2009 savewater! awards close 1 June.