Sustainability > Carbon management

$45 million PET recycling plant opens in Albury–Wodonga

14 March, 2022

A $45 million PET (polyethylene terephthalate) recycling plant, capable of processing one billion plastic bottles each year, has opened in Albury–Wodonga.

Women leading the fight against climate change

08 March, 2022

Late last month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)'s Working Group II released its latest report, warning of increasing extreme weather events and the need for urgent and ambitious adaptation.

Qenos, Plastic Energy and Axens partner for circular plastics

04 March, 2022

Qenos is taking Australia a step closer to circular plastics, using advanced recycling technology from Plastic Energy and Axens.

Tech for a faster road to sustainability

03 March, 2022

With the onus on Australian businesses to lead the country towards net-zero carbon emissions, organisations can look to their technology architecture for ways to save energy and reduce their impact.

March masterclass: circular plastics with Helen Millicer

28 February, 2022

Helen Millicer, Churchill Fellow, GAICD and Director of One Planet Consulting, has partnered with UTS's Institute for Sustainable Futures to deliver a Climate and Circular Plastics Masterclass on Thursday, 24 March.

From carbon dioxide to solid carbon using RMIT technology

19 January, 2022

Australian researchers have developed a way of capturing carbon dioxide and converting it to solid carbon, to help decarbonise some industrial processes.

AUSPACK 2022 — registrations open

17 January, 2022

Registrations for processing and packaging trade event AUSPACK 2022, to be held from 17–20 May in Melbourne, are now open.

2022 Thought Leaders: Stephen Armstrong  

13 January, 2022

Stephen Armstrong of Pacific Automation discusses supporting staff, advanced manufacturing and the path to decarbonisation.

Australian telco to help Montevideo cut emissions by 80%

10 January, 2022

National Narrowband Network Company (NNNCo) has signed a contract to provide IoT network coverage to 70,000 smart streetlights in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo.

Smart building showcase: new JLL APAC headquarters delivers high employee satisfaction

16 December, 2021

With a single building energy management and environmental monitoring platform, JLL is now empowered to make better decisions and take advantage of condition-based maintenance.

Monash licenses breakthrough ammonia tech to new startup

08 December, 2021

Jupiter Ionics, a new start-up aligned with Monash University's Technology Precinct, has secured an exclusive licence to develop patented green ammonia technology invented by Doug Macfarlane and Dr Alexandr Simonov from Monash University's School of Chemistry.

Setting a new sustainable design benchmark

22 November, 2021

In response to evolving workplace conditions in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, developer and property investor Cbus Property recently lodged a new development application (DA) for its $1 billion commercial tower at 435 Bourke Street.

COP26 — significant gains but a long way to go

16 November, 2021

The Australian Government has said its 2030 emissions target is fixed but it is committed to "meeting and beating it" as around 200 countries reached a new climate deal and agreed to keep the 1.5°C global warming goal alive.

Cool roofs, pavements to reduce heat island effects

28 October, 2021

UNSW Sydney and the University of Sydney are jointly developing building materials that reflect rather than absorb solar energy.

Driving sustainability with eco-friendly asphalt

12 October, 2021

Stockland's newest masterplanned community will utilise more than 19,000 tonnes of an environmentally friendly road surfacing material known as Reconophalt.

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