Sustainability

The carbon conversion research inspired by leaves breathing

02 October, 2019

Drawing inspiration from plants, researchers are developing a carbon capture method that converts and recycles CO2 into raw materials that can be used to create fuels and chemicals.


Hope for renewable hydrogen ammonia plant

01 October, 2019

A feasibility study will investigate the construction and operation of a renewable ammonia plant at Queensland Nitrates' existing facility near Moura in Central Queensland.


Additions to WorldGBC Net Zero Carbon Commitment

30 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Green Building Council Australia

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Monash University, Multiplex and the City of Melbourne are the latest signatories to pledge themselves to the World Green Building Council's Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment.


National Smart Energy Summit announced

30 September, 2019

The Smart Energy Council has announced the inaugural National Smart Energy Summit, taking place on 10 December 2019 in Sydney.


7 roads to an electronics circular economy

27 September, 2019 by Savvas Aidonopoulos, Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) | Supplied by: TechCollect

To build a circular economy for electronics, consider the following building blocks as vital...


AEMC calls for urgent action on national grid

26 September, 2019

The AEMC has released a report investigating what needs to happen to get Australia's energy grid future ready.


City-cooling tech wins international award

24 September, 2019

UNSW Scientia Professor Matthaios Santamouris has won the WSSET Innovation Award in the Low Carbon Buildings and Future Cities category for his work on heat-mitigating materials and technology.


Schneider announces apps to drive industry and manufacturing innovation

17 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has announced five new EcoStruxure 'Advisor' apps and services integral to the digital transformation of Australian and New Zealand businesses.


Water awards for UQ research

16 September, 2019

UQ's Advanced Water Management Centre has won industry research awards for projects on antibiotic resistance and reducing chemicals in urban water systems.


Research could save our sand

12 September, 2019

University of Queensland PhD candidate Danish Kazmi has developed a sustainable solution to help preserve sand — a natural resource that is facing global shortages due to over exploitation.


Liquid courage: making beer more sustainable

12 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Ecolab Pty Ltd

Without compromising on hygiene, 4 Pines Brewing Company sought to make its beer more sustainable.


Calling cleantech industry to NCTCE2020

11 September, 2019

The 2020 National Cleantech Conference & Exhibition (NCTCE) invites cleantech industry members to submit ideas for inclusion in the program.


Dr Bronwyn Evans is new CEO of Engineers Australia

09 September, 2019

Dr Bronwyn Evans has been announced as Engineers Australia's new CEO.


Coveted certification for Sekisui House

09 September, 2019

Residential property builder and developer Sekisui House has attained ISO 14001:2015 EMS certification across its Australian operations.


Compressed air powers plastics circular economy

06 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaishan Australia Pty Ltd

Using the latest compressed air powered robotics, a variety of plastic waste is sorted at a $20 million plastics recycling plant in Victoria.


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