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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.


Key projects take action on waste recovery plans

27 July, 2021

NWRIC and ACOR will deliver projects aligned to key targets in the National Waste Policy Action Plan to improve resource recovery standards and procedures.


Wildlife groups call for urgent legislation on NSW single-use plastics ban

21 June, 2021

WWF-Australia has called on the state government to introduce legislation this year.


PDK: the new plastic with indefinite recycling capabilities

30 April, 2021

PDK has all the convenient properties of traditional plastics without the environmental pitfalls — it can be recycled indefinitely with no loss in quality.


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