Sustainability

Pandemic pause of our war on waste

18 September, 2020 by Preston Geeting*

2020 was set to be the year that the 'war on plastic' would make great advances; then along came coronavirus...


City of Melbourne looks to build a more sustainable city

16 September, 2020

Councillors in the City of Melbourne will consider proposed changes to the planning scheme to deliver more sustainable buildings.


Collaboration to develop driverless EVs in SA

14 September, 2020

SenSen Networks and ACE Electric Vehicles Group will collaborate to develop autonomous driving capabilities for ACE electric vehicles.


ABB selected to power WA electric bus trial

11 September, 2020

WA's Public Transport Authority has appointed industrial technology and electrification company ABB to supply charging infrastructure for the state's first electric bus trial.


Blueprint shows bright future for Australian seaweed industry

09 September, 2020

The Australian Seaweed Industry Blueprint outlines plans for a $1.5 billion Australian seaweed industry that could employ 9000 people and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 10%.


Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable fashion

08 September, 2020 by Mitchell P. Jones, Vienna University of Technology

The latest contender in leather alternatives is the humble fungus.


Making wine with a gentle touch on the environment

07 September, 2020

Richard Angove talks about the innovative sustainable farming and production techniques being used at Angove Organic to focus on sustainability.


Research enhances aluminium recycling technology

04 September, 2020

Aluminium recycling has received a boost through new research into the effects of crystallisation.


Clean jobs can help repair the economy — and the climate

02 September, 2020

The Climate Council has identified that 'clean jobs' will help get Australians back to work and are the key to long-term emissions reductions.


Go Bus goes green with Siemens e-bus infrastructure

31 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

NZ bus operator Go Bus has appointed Siemens to install e-bus charging infrastructure to support electrification of bus fleets in Christchurch and Auckland.


ALDI commits to 100% renewables by 2021

31 August, 2020

ALDI Australia has committed to power its Australian operations using 100% renewable electricity by the end of 2021.


Adelaide Cemeteries awarded environmental accreditation

27 August, 2020

Adelaide Cemeteries has gained internationally recognised ISO 14001 environmental certification, reportedly becoming the first cemetery operator in Australia to do so.


Renewable energy credit marketplace planned for Southeast Asia

26 August, 2020

Power Ledger has expanded its partnership with BCPG to create a Renewable Energy Certificate marketplace in Thailand and the broader Southeast Asian region.


FutureFeed launches to take methane-busting seaweed to market

24 August, 2020

CSIRO has announced the formation of a new company to commercialise a methane-busting livestock feed additive.


Lockdowns deliver respite for our overshooting planet

21 August, 2020 by Pip Russell* | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Overshoot Day, the date when humanity will have used earth's renewable ecological budget for the entire year, has moved back to 22 August thanks to lockdowns.


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