Sustainability

Federal Budget muddles response to sustainability

31 March, 2022

With the release of the federal Budget, hear what the sustainability experts felt about the government's response.


Australia can help lower carbon emissions in APAC: study

29 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Australian National University

Research from ANU has quantified the requirements for a zero-carbon export model for Australia.


Registration opens for ARBS 2022

24 March, 2022 | Supplied by: ARBS Exhibitions Pty Ltd

Those interested in joining the country's only international air conditioning, refrigeration and building services trade exhibition can now sign up for tickets.


CSIRO tackles plastic pollution with $50 million fund

21 March, 2022 | Supplied by: CSIRO

Australia's national science agency is tackling plastic pollution head on with the Ending Plastic Waste Mission, aiming to change plastic use and recycling.


ACOR recommends ministerial position for circular economy

18 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Australian Council of Recycling

The peak body for recycling in Australia has recommended the creation of a ministerial position dedicated to the circular economy.


$45 million PET recycling plant opens in Albury–Wodonga

14 March, 2022

A $45 million PET (polyethylene terephthalate) recycling plant, capable of processing one billion plastic bottles each year, has opened in Albury–Wodonga.


ISC to progress new agendas through member coalitions

09 March, 2022

The Infrastructure Sustainability Council's CEO, Ainsley Simpson, has challenged the infrastructure industry to come together around a "shared vision".


Women leading the fight against climate change

08 March, 2022

Late last month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)'s Working Group II released its latest report, warning of increasing extreme weather events and the need for urgent and ambitious adaptation.


UN resolution to beat plastic pollution

04 March, 2022

On 2 March at the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-5), representatives from 175 nations (including Australia) endorsed a resolution to end plastic pollution.


Qenos, Plastic Energy and Axens partner for circular plastics

04 March, 2022

Qenos is taking Australia a step closer to circular plastics, using advanced recycling technology from Plastic Energy and Axens.


Tech for a faster road to sustainability

03 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Micro Focus Pty Ltd

With the onus on Australian businesses to lead the country towards net-zero carbon emissions, organisations can look to their technology architecture for ways to save energy and reduce their impact.


IPCC report outlines dramatic escalation of climate crisis

03 March, 2022

As the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report is released, the details are reflected in real time close to home with unprecedented rainfall and flooding taking place in Qld and NSW.


March masterclass: circular plastics with Helen Millicer

28 February, 2022

Helen Millicer, Churchill Fellow, GAICD and Director of One Planet Consulting, has partnered with UTS's Institute for Sustainable Futures to deliver a Climate and Circular Plastics Masterclass on Thursday, 24 March.


GBCA's Elham Monavari wins NAWIC award

24 February, 2022

Elham Monavari, who led the development of the new Green Star Homes rating tool, has been recognised by NAWIC for her contribution to the field of sustainability.


CEFC launches cleantech fund manager; aims to raise $200m

18 February, 2022

The CEFC has launched a new specialist fund manager to boost the amount of capital available for early stage cleantech investment.


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