Sustainability > Waste

This morning's coffee cup could become tomorrow's road

06 March, 2023

A Penrith suburban road is claimed to be the first in Australia to include recycled coffee cups in its construction.

$4.8m to help Victorian businesses design out waste

06 March, 2023

Sustainability Victoria has called on organisations supporting the circular economy to apply for $4.8 million in funding through the Victorian Government.

Which country produces the most e-waste?

30 January, 2023

A study by Uswitch analysed data from the Global E-waste monitor 2020 and revealed the countries that produce the most e-waste, with Australia ranking fifth.

Leading environmentally sustainable change in the medical waste industry

01 October, 2022

Legislative requirements regarding treatment focusing on patient care and health has seen medical waste compliantly treated and disposed of in the safest manner for the community.

Achieving net zero with sustainable e-waste solutions

11 April, 2022 by Robert Vinokurov, General Manager, Client Solutions Group, Dell Technologies Australia & New Zealand

Dell Technologies has recovered more than 1.1 billion kg of used electronics since 2007 through its global Asset Recovery Services.

CSIRO tackles plastic pollution with $50 million fund

21 March, 2022

Australia's national science agency is tackling plastic pollution head on with the Ending Plastic Waste Mission, aiming to change plastic use and recycling.

UN resolution to beat plastic pollution

04 March, 2022

On 2 March at the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5), representatives from 175 nations (including Australia) endorsed a resolution to end plastic pollution.

Two leading wineries toasting sustainable success with Biogone

01 February, 2022

Biogone is driving sustainable change across a suite of industries including the Australian wine industry.

Kerry Chikarovski joins Papyrus Australia

02 December, 2021

Former MP and leader of the New South Wales Liberal Party Kerry Chikarovski AM has joined Papyrus Australia as Executive Director of Government Relations.

Padstow Cheese quadruples output with help from Certa pump

01 November, 2021

When a small cheese producer in Cornwall could no longer keep up with demand, the company turned to a MasoSine Certa pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG).

Green process extracts flavonoids from apple pomace

05 August, 2021

A 'greener' process for extracting health-promoting molecules found in agricultural and food waste has been identified by researchers.

Sustainable solution to soil decontamination

03 August, 2021 by Paul Morey — Manager of Projects

An industrial zone in the outer south-east Melbourne suburb of Dandenong is home to a permanently located integrated waste treatment and resource recovery facility.

Building a circular economy for plastic

30 July, 2021

Closing the waste ‘loop’ for plastic starts with building the four pillars of a circular economy.

Energy from Waste Conference postponed

29 July, 2021

In light of the uncertainty relating to COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, WMRR has postponed its 2021 Energy from Waste Conference, now to be held in November.

Pineapple leaves repurposed for leather alternative

28 July, 2021

The Dole Sunshine Company has partnered with Ananas Anam to turn pineapple plant leaves into a natural textile.

  • All content Copyright © 2023 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd