Sustainability

Sustainable infrastructure set to aid economic recovery

01 May, 2020

A report commissioned by the Australian Infrastructure Sustainability Council reveals that infrastructure will play a key role in our economic recovery.


Sydney most expensive Australian city for construction, says report

24 April, 2020

The International Construction Cost Report 2020 found that London was the world's most expensive city, followed by New York City, Hong Kong, Geneva and San Francisco.


Vic Environment Protection Act deferred

24 April, 2020

WMRR has welcomed the Victorian Government's deferral of EPA Victoria's new Environment Protection Act.


Sustainable energy from waste for better future

20 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Energy from Waste (EfW) technology may sound like a less than sustainable process, but it turns out to be the right thing to do.


Australian tea brand T2 earns B Corp status

17 April, 2020

The Global CEO of T2, Nicole Sparshott, explains how she has used leadership to leverage profit, not just for growth but as a brewing force for good.


Report shows pathway to net-zero emissions economy by 2050

06 April, 2020

The ClimateWorks report reveals Australia has entered the transformational decade for addressing climate change, but the transition needs to speed up.


Could COVID-19 help to build a cleaner planet?

26 March, 2020 by Amy Steed

The economic slowdown associated with COVID-19 is demonstrating how much human activity is affecting the wellbeing of the planet.


Event cancelled? Your surplus food doesn't have to go to waste

20 March, 2020

Yume's mission is to prevent high-quality, edible food from going to waste by connecting surplus food to buyers.


Taking cars out of the urban planning equation

19 March, 2020

Does car ownership really give us freedom? According to University of South Australia urban planning researcher Hulya Gilbert, maybe not.


Wheat yields unchanged despite rainfall decrease

13 March, 2020

CSIRO research indicates that WA's wheatbelt yields remained unchanged despite a rainfall decrease between 1900 and 2016.


Cape Byron Distillery is Sustainable Distillery of the Year

10 March, 2020

Cape Byron Distillery, producer of Brookie's Byron Gin, has been named international Sustainable Distillery of the Year at the recent Icons of Gin awards 2020 in London.


Pump industry awaits ARBS 2020

04 March, 2020

Targeting the HVAC&R and building services landscape, the event will host more than 300 exhibitors, a renowned industry awards program and comprehensive seminar program.


Qualitas launches build-to-rent fund

25 February, 2020

A fund has been announced by Qualitas to finance the construction and management of energy-efficient, low-emissions, build-to-rent residential buildings.


NZ motorists offset fuel emissions with Z App

25 February, 2020

NZ motorists can now offset their fuel emissions using the Carbon Count feature in Z Energy's Z App, supporting the protection of permanent, local forests.


AEMC issues paper wants the lowdown on EV prep

21 February, 2020

Australia needs a roadmap to get its energy system ready for an electric vehicle future, said the Australian Energy Market Commission.


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