Sustainability

NSW Government releases ambitious renewable energy roadmap

10 November, 2020

The Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap outlines policy and financial support for renewable energy and battery storage projects in NSW. It has evoked both praise and concern.


Wool waste to oust polystyrene

09 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Planet Protector Packaging

Planet Protector Packaging has won the inaugural 2020 Ocean Impact Pitchfest for its sustainable thermal packaging solution that plans to eliminate polystyrene from supply chains.


Partners develop underground EV charging stations for mines

06 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Siemens and mining services supplier Murray Engineering have developed a high-powered electric vehicle charging station for use at mines — below and above ground.


Registrations open for ARBS Seminar Series Online

04 November, 2020

ARBS Exhibitions is launching a series of online seminars featuring leaders, academics, organisations, associations and experts in the HVAC&R and building services industry.


Irrigation study reveals best strategy for SA tomato production

02 November, 2020

UniSA researchers tested different water sources on greenhouse-grown tomatoes, finding that recycled wastewater outperformed other contenders.


Hydro Innovations Lampo units

01 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Hydro Innovations

The units are trailer-mounted, multi-purpose machines designed to speed up and simplify the deployment of emergency response equipment.


FIMER charges ahead with e-mobility portfolio

30 October, 2020

A comprehensive portfolio of residential and commercial electrical vehicle chargers has been launched by solar inverter manufacturer FIMER.


Green Star Buildings launches to achieve net zero

29 October, 2020

Green Building Council of Australia has launched Green Star Buildings — the first of a new suite of Green Star Future Focus tools.


Applying the circular economy to water

28 October, 2020 by Kirsty Bauer*, Environmental Scientist at SMEC | Supplied by: SMEC International

The water industry is increasingly adopting an integrated approach that aims to optimise assets, improve catchment health and deliver better value for customers, but what is next?


Sustainability in action

28 October, 2020

Peter Tamblyn from Close the Loop discusses circular economy innovation.


Chargefox completes Melbourne–Adelaide ultrarapid EV charging network

22 October, 2020

Chargefox has completed a network of ultrarapid electric vehicle charging stations across seven sites in regional Victoria.


Young Tall Poppy for La Trobe Professor

19 October, 2020

Professor Ani Desai's Young Tall Poppy award recognises his dedication to finding technological solutions to real-world problems.


Circular economy could hold key to global economic recovery

15 October, 2020

A more sustainable model based on a circular economic framework could ease financial recovery while also working towards achieving net zero carbon targets.


Aussies urged to avoid cheap 'landfill solar'

13 October, 2020

On the eve of International E-Waste Day, Australians are being urged to invest in good-quality rooftop solar systems that will stand the test of time.


Funding boost for NZ circular economy research

09 October, 2020

A five-year program aims to integrate essential bodies of knowledge, research communities, novel insights and actions that can contribute to circular economy success in New Zealand.


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