Sustainability

National Plastics Plan tackles problematic plastic

05 March, 2021

The Australian Government has released its National Plastics Plan 2021, proposing a wide range of APCO-led initiatives to fight plastic waste.


Awards recognise Sunshine Coast sustainability strategy

02 March, 2021

Plans for protecting the environment and delivering a livable Sunshine Coast have made Sunshine Coast Council a Banksia Government Awards finalist.


Protect-Air EcoReg preset fluid regulator

01 March, 2021 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

The EcoReg preset fluid regulator is made of Grivory GV-5 FWA and stainless steel, making it suitable for use in areas such as drinking water and the food industry.


Net zero, carbon neutral, carbon negative... what do they mean exactly?

26 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Ecosave Pty Ltd

When it comes to sustainability terms and climate change, there are numerous 'buzzwords' but what do they mean exactly?


MyTown Microgrid: establishing a community model for sustainable energy

26 February, 2021

A microgrid feasibility project in Victoria is combining smart technologies with intensive local engagement to design a more sustainable and equitable local energy model.


Circular economy hackathon delivers innovative goods

24 February, 2021

Teams of Australia and India's students and innovative start-ups turned their minds to solving global challenges at the inaugural India Australia Circular Economy Hackathon.


Saving retired renewables from waste streams

23 February, 2021

It is estimated that more than 100,000 tonnes of solar panels will enter Australia's waste stream by 2035.


Pollution-eating pavers improve air quality

19 February, 2021

So-called 'pollution-eating' pavers with the ability to significantly improve surrounding air quality have arrived on the Australian market.


HARTING showcases innovative solution portfolio

15 February, 2021

The HARTING Technology Group offers a comprehensive and innovative solution portfolio for the industrial automation, energy infrastructure, e-mobility and railway sectors.


Corporate Knights ranks Schneider Electric world's most sustainable corporation

12 February, 2021

Schneider Electric has been ranked the world's most sustainable corporation in Corporate Knights' 2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations.


Networks gear up for electric vehicle grid demands

10 February, 2021

ARENA has announced $1.6 million in funding to Jemena to undertake a residential electric vehicle charging trial with four other electricity networks in the ACT, Victoria and Tasmania.


Regional NSW ripe for local EV manufacturing hub

09 February, 2021

A local manufacturing hub in an established NSW regional centre, such as Lithgow, would speed up the NSW Government's electric vehicle vision for the state.


$9.5m funding for proposed WA plastic recycling plant

08 February, 2021

Pact Group and Cleanaway have announced a joint project to build a new plastic recycling plant in Western Australia, which has attracted $9.5 million in grant funding.


NZ minerals sector braced for climate change action

05 February, 2021

The New Zealand minerals sector has announced that it looks forward to engaging with government to develop feasible, practicable and effective pathways for climate change action.


Face masks recycled for road base

04 February, 2021

RMIT University researchers have developed road-making material by using a mix of shredded single-use face masks and processed building rubble.


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