Sustainability

Western Australia joins Nation Water Initiative

06 June, 2006

Ken Matthews, Chairman of the National Water Commission, has welcomed the signing by Western Australia of the National Water Initiative (NWI).


Online resource bank for sustainability issues

22 May, 2006

The growing demand for high quality environmental information for training programs of all sorts has led to the development of a web-based search framework and resource.


Federal opposition unveils ‘blueprint’ for climate change

05 May, 2006

Federal Opposition Leader Kim Beazley unveiled in March the Labor Party’s new blueprint for tackling climate change, including a commitment to reduce emissions by 60% by 2050.


Results of the 2006 National Pollution Inventory

04 May, 2006

The 2006 National Pollution Inventory (NPI) has shown that the majority of measured contaminants and emissions being discharged into Australia’s environment is decreasing, particularly in relation to mining operations and water management.


Rules to open up Sydney’s wastewater

03 May, 2006

The NSW government has accepted recommendations from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to reform the Sydney water industry.


NSW government continues fight on climate change

28 April, 2006

Retailers will have to offer an optional 10% Green Power component on new residential customer accounts under an ambitious greenhouse action plan that was unveiled by the NSW Premier, the Hon Morris Iemma, recently.


HK Eco Expo Asia

27 April, 2006

Eco Expo Asia will be held from the 27-30 October at the recently opened Asia-World Expo venue, in Hong Kong.


Innovative approach to water saving

18 April, 2006

Like many Australians, millions of Britons are reeling from water restrictions.


Saving water sweetens bottom line

03 April, 2006 | Supplied by: Busch Australia Pty Ltd

Snow Confectionery is implementing a world first in vacuum pump technology - designed to reduce water consumption by 50% and save seven million litres of water every year


More companies reporting on sustainability

30 March, 2006

More Australian companies are reporting annually on sustainability, the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell said recently.


Climate change partnership proving fruitful

24 March, 2006

The Australia-China Climate Change Partnership is achieving practical outcomes, according to a report released by the Australian Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Senator Ian Campbell recently.


Sneak peek at G3 guidelines

21 February, 2006

The G3 Guidelines are set to change the face of sustainability reporting. Now is the perfect time to take action and have a say in their development. The draft G3 Guidelines will be released for a 90-day public comment period between 2 January 2006 and 31 March 2006. Get involved and be prepared!


Seminar to highlight water-saving alternatives

07 February, 2006

Water recycling and sustainable housing will be hot topics at a Central Queensland University hosted water seminar to be held in Rockhampton, Central Queensland, on Friday February 17.


New look McDonald's uses less water

03 February, 2006

Arterra, the landscape company responsible for creating a new exterior for a McDonald's Restaurant, has installed water saving features in almost every part of the landscape


Injection of clean energy technologies

03 February, 2006

The Australian Wind Energy Association (Auswind) has welcomed an announcement from the Howard government declaring that the debate over climate change is over.


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