Sustainability

Cool roofing the key to a cool future, research says

27 June, 2022 | Supplied by: University of New South Wales

Analysis from the University of New South Wales has found that if cool roofing technology is widely applied that energy cost and temperatures could be reduced.


Eat local food to fight climate change

21 June, 2022

A study has found that eating locally produced food could reduce the carbon emissions from food production.


Sustainable cities are constantly evolving

16 June, 2022 by Stephen Taylor, Australian Cities Director, Arcadis | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

Sustainable cities are a complex mix of different factors and all the levers need to be pulled to compete on the world stage as one of the best places in the world to live.


ExpandOS protective void fill packaging

14 June, 2022 | Supplied by: The Ribbon Supply Co.

ExpandOS is a protective void fill that is fully certified biodegradable, compostable and also holds SFI certification in the US.


Uber makes $26 million investment in electric vehicles

09 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Uber

The ride-sharing company is encouraging its drivers to use electric vehicles as part of its commitment for all its vehicles to be net zero by 2040.


Australian exports could face fees if climate tax not enacted

07 June, 2022

Australian exports may be at risk of substantial fees if the country does not implement a carbon trading scheme, suggests a new paper.


ARBS 2022 seminar program opens for registration

07 June, 2022 | Supplied by: ARBS Exhibitions Pty Ltd

The seminars will feature experts from across the air-conditioning, refrigeration and building services sector covering a range of topics.


Leading ISC design rating for sustainability outcomes on Pacific Motorway (M1) project

06 June, 2022 | Supplied by: SMEC

Integration of sustainable design and construction methodologies has achieved the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads' (TMR) first 'Leading' IS Design Rating for a road project.


MMF VM25 handheld vibration meter

01 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The VM25 portable handheld vibration meter from MMF measures acceleration, velocity and displacement.


NSW opens EV destination charging grants program

27 May, 2022

Businesses can apply to have the NSW Government fund up to 75% of the cost of electric vehicle charging stations.


Vic widens EV charging infrastructure grants scheme

26 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Victorian Government

A Victorian scheme to build electric vehicle charging infrastructure for business use has extended its criteria to encourage applications.


Flushability standard to help war against 'fatbergs'

24 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Urban Utilities

Urban Utilities has welcomed the release of a new Australian standard for what can and can't be flushed down the loo.


Sustainable construction: Webuild at Forrestfield-Airport Link

16 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Webuild

How Webuild's building practices have made Perth's newest rail line a sustainable construction site.


Aurecon appoints new lead for its climate transition advisory unit

13 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Aurecon Pty Ltd

Aurecon has appointed Dr Belinda Wade as Principal, Sustainability & Climate Change to lead the company's climate transition risk consulting across Australia and New Zealand.


APCO announces recycled materials pledge

13 May, 2022 | Supplied by: Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation

The pledge will see companies state the levels of recycled materials they will use in their packaging, which will give an understanding of its market demand.


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