Alcatel-Lucent will again sponsor the Alcatel-Lucent Australia Broadband Challenge for the Sustainable Environment, alongside the Telecommunications Society of Australia.
The Australian government’s new State of Australian Cities 2010 report will support the property and construction sector’s drive to sustainability, says the nation’s leading green building group.
Premier John Brumby has announced a $6m litter package that will help reduce litter across Victoria by 25% within the next five years.
Standards New Zealand has published NZS 6808:2010 Acoustics - Wind farm noise. The revised and improved Standard recommends limits on wind farm noise.
A new agreement between Australia’s two leading environmental rating tools for buildings - Green Star and NABERS - will deliver a more consistent and compatible approach to building rating.
The 2010 Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Building Services exhibition (ARBS 2010) has opened online registrations and will welcome visitors between 12-14 April at the Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre, Darling Harbour.
Three New Zealand businesses are to showcase their energy efficiency on national TV, with the start of a campaign promoting the benefits of energy management.
Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Australia work with disadvantaged communities in Australia and Asia to improve their quality of life through sustainable and appropriate engineering projects.
Drought and the fundamental need to stay in business has brought on a radical process re-engineering effort at Radford Meats in Warragul, Victoria.
EcoForum Managing Director Paul Howlett said: “EcoForum is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary event designed to provide participants with the knowledge and networks they need to solve environmental problems and build business networks across the areas of climate change, water, waste and remediation.
If your business uses resources sustainably and you would like to give your business a leg up, then make sure you enter the Victorian 2010 Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
Have you ever wished your car could drive under water, or that your alarm clock woke you, but not your partner? Or that there was no longer a need for people to rely on wheelchairs?
Leading-edge techniques in voluntary behaviour change will be employed to help Perth householders become more efficient in their use of energy, water, car travel and waste management.
The Voluntary Carbon Standard Program has posted an agriculture, forestry and other land use methodology on the VCS website for a 30-day public comment period.
In an address to delegates attending the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, the Global Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Institute’s CEO Nick Otter announced that it had received over 50 applications for its Project Funding and Support Program. The applications received represent more than AU$500m in assistance sought from CCS project proponents across the world.