Sustainability

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.


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.


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


New environmental grants book for 2006 released

25 January, 2006

Environmental consultancy, Molino Stewart, has put together a resource for the community and industry that will help get more environmental projects off the ground.


Energy and water saving in NSW

19 December, 2005

One of the NSW government's water and energy savings initiatives is for certain categories of high water and energy users (as well as state agencies and local councils) to be required to prepare Savings Action Plans setting out measures to save water and energy. This approach is designed to improve water and energy efficiency in New South Wales and encourage cost-effective investments.


American Honda generating its own electricity

03 December, 2005

Establishing a reputation for environmentally-conscious products, American Honda is dedicated to environmental responsibility. Recently, it established the ability to generate its own electricity using natural gas


Blower energy recovery heat exchanger

28 November, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.pumpsystems.co.nz/

Lackeby Products has developed a water/air heat exchanger to extend the life of membranes used in aeration tanks at sites such as wastewater treatment plants. The unit recovers or regains energy heat from the blower-produced air stream which then can be used for the heating for ventilation systems or tap water.


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