Sustainability

Aussies urged to avoid cheap 'landfill solar'

13 October, 2020

On the eve of International E-Waste Day, Australians are being urged to invest in good-quality rooftop solar systems that will stand the test of time.


Funding boost for NZ circular economy research

09 October, 2020

A five-year program aims to integrate essential bodies of knowledge, research communities, novel insights and actions that can contribute to circular economy success in New Zealand.


Budget a win for sustainable infrastructure

08 October, 2020

According to ISCA, the federal government's latest Budget will pave the way for resilient and sustainable infrastructure.


Sekisui House Australia builds upon green credentials

08 October, 2020

Sekisui House Australia's four Queensland projects have achieved or are targeting a minimum 5 Star Green Star certification from the Green Building Council of Australia.


Waste Expo Australia 2020 goes digital

06 October, 2020

Waste management and resource recovery professionals will migrate online for this year's Waste Expo Australia to help strengthen the sector during these changing times.


Energy Efficiency Expo announces virtual conference

05 October, 2020

Energy Efficiency Expo, the comprehensive trade exhibition and conference, will launch a virtual conference in October to address energy productivity and affordability.


All-Energy Australia goes virtual

02 October, 2020

All-Energy Australia 2020 will take its highly anticipated conference online this year to continue supporting Australia's transition to a clean energy future.


The future of transportation post-COVID-19

01 October, 2020 by Jason Grandin, Regional Data Analytics and Consulting Lead at Arcadis | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

The COVID-19 outbreak has had an impact on transportation but is this change temporary, or does it hint at a deeper, more long-term shift?


ABB System pro M compact InSite energy management devices

30 September, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The range can be installed as a standalone solution or integrated into any IT infrastructure, to help users achieve a high standard of energy efficiency.


Cement-free concrete farewells corrosion and fatbergs

29 September, 2020

A research team from RMIT University has created a concrete that eliminates free lime — a chemical compound that promotes corrosion and fatbergs.


Food waste replaces plastic in freezer-to-oven packaging

28 September, 2020

SupraPulp — plastic-free packaging made from sugarcane waste — is compostable and durable enough to be used for greasy, wet or hot food.


Plans to cool down Western Sydney

28 September, 2020

A newly released report demonstrates that innovative design and planning can reduce temperatures in Sydney's Western Parkland City by up to 4.6 degrees.


AWRE 2020 reimagined online event

24 September, 2020

This year's Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo has been reimagined into a two-day interactive online event, set to run from 25–26 November.


Jellyfish and chips: sustainability on the takeaway menu

22 September, 2020

Research examining seafood sustainability suggests that jellyfish could become the fish to your chips on a new sustainable takeaway menu to help keep threatened species off the plate.


Data-driven path to water security

21 September, 2020 by Simon Zander, Water and Wastewater Segment Manager, Schneider Electric | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

With the recent pandemic, water networks are under even higher pressure to meet increased and variable demand. A data-driven sustainable shift may be the answer.


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