Sustainability

7 roads to an electronics circular economy

27 September, 2019 by Savvas Aidonopoulos, Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) | Supplied by: TechCollect

To build a circular economy for electronics, consider the following building blocks as vital...


AEMC calls for urgent action on national grid

26 September, 2019

The AEMC has released a report investigating what needs to happen to get Australia's energy grid future ready.


City-cooling tech wins international award

24 September, 2019

UNSW Scientia Professor Matthaios Santamouris has won the WSSET Innovation Award in the Low Carbon Buildings and Future Cities category for his work on heat-mitigating materials and technology.


Schneider announces apps to drive industry and manufacturing innovation

17 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has announced five new EcoStruxure 'Advisor' apps and services integral to the digital transformation of Australian and New Zealand businesses.


Water awards for UQ research

16 September, 2019

UQ's Advanced Water Management Centre has won industry research awards for projects on antibiotic resistance and reducing chemicals in urban water systems.


Liquid courage: making beer more sustainable

12 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Ecolab Pty Ltd

Without compromising on hygiene, 4 Pines Brewing Company sought to make its beer more sustainable.


Research could save our sand

12 September, 2019

University of Queensland PhD candidate Danish Kazmi has developed a sustainable solution to help preserve sand — a natural resource that is facing global shortages due to over exploitation.


Calling cleantech industry to NCTCE2020

11 September, 2019

The 2020 National Cleantech Conference & Exhibition (NCTCE) invites cleantech industry members to submit ideas for inclusion in the program.


Coveted certification for Sekisui House

09 September, 2019

Residential property builder and developer Sekisui House has attained ISO 14001:2015 EMS certification across its Australian operations.


Dr Bronwyn Evans is new CEO of Engineers Australia

09 September, 2019

Dr Bronwyn Evans has been announced as Engineers Australia's new CEO.


Compressed air powers plastics circular economy

06 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Southern Cross Compressors (Australia) Pty Ltd

Using the latest compressed air powered robotics, a variety of plastic waste is sorted at a $20 million plastics recycling plant in Victoria.


Inner West gathers troops for Sydney's war on food waste

03 September, 2019

Metropolitan councils, state government and waste and recycling industry representatives gathered last week to discuss Sydney's growing food waste crisis.


Food waste heads back to base, as compost

02 September, 2019 | Supplied by: SUEZ Australia

SUEZ has been working with Queensland-based composting facility NuGrow to turn unwanted food waste into nutrient-rich compost.


Digitalisation: helping business thrive and survive

29 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd. Australia

Success stories of businesses using technology to advance were at the forefront of Siemens' Digitalize 2019 conference.


Plastic-free food court opens at UTS

26 August, 2019

UTS Central showcases a plastic-free food court, where plastic straws, bags, plastic-lined coffee cups, packaging and plastic-bottled drinks are nowhere to be seen.


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