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Keeping the Australian Open clean and sustainable

15 January, 2024

Quayclean is planning to help set new environmental and sustainability benchmarks at the Australian Open tennis event in Melbourne this year.

Lithium–sulfur battery designed to improve recycling options

16 October, 2023

Monash University researchers have developed a new lithium–sulfur battery design that could reduce the amount of lithium required in a single battery and last longer.

AIP to continue partnership with Waste Expo Australia

13 September, 2023

The Australian Institute of Packaging will be continuing its partnership with Waste Expo 2023, running information sessions about sustainable packaging.

How construction project software supports environmental sustainability

01 August, 2023

Document management and modelling, two kinds of construction project software, are helping to support environmental sustainability in the construction industry.

How the world is dealing with plastic pollution

10 July, 2023

CSIRO has published a book shining a light on how communities across the globe are dealing with the plastic pollution crisis, with various case studies highlighted.

AWRE registration now open

02 May, 2023

Registration for the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE), a trade event for the waste, recycling and resource recovery industry, is now open.

Australian circular plastics joint venture wins sustainability award

06 April, 2023

The winner of the Sustainable Projects category at the National Project Management Achievement Awards was Circular Plastics Australia (PET) Recycling Facility.

Great Wrap Compostable Pallet Wrap

30 March, 2023

Great Wrap Compostable Pallet Wrap is made with food waste.

$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.

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.

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.

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