Sustainability

Technology industry leaders join forces

19 July, 2018

The Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA) has teamed up with longstanding IT media channel Technology Decisions to promote and grow the IT sector in Australia.


Turning food waste into revenue

18 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Monash University

The Monash Food Innovation Centre is working with industry and farmers to help them transform food waste into profits.


City of Sydney addresses energy efficiency, problem polystyrene

17 July, 2018

Buildings across Sydney are set to undergo sustainability performance ratings and assessments, while UTS will look at recycling and re-using polystyrene.


Could you run a zero-waste restaurant?

16 July, 2018

Finland's Restaurant Nolla has been making waves since it was opened earlier this year by chefs Luka Balac, Carlos Henriques and Albert Franch Sunyer.


All-Energy Australia celebrates its 10th anniversary

16 July, 2018

All-Energy Australia is expected to hold its biggest event ever as it celebrates its 10th anniversary from 3–4 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.


MRI for mining set to reduce copper waste

13 July, 2018 | Supplied by: CSIRO Head Office

Copper miners now have the opportunity to slash their energy and water use for every tonne of the metal produced, thanks to the development of an ore sorting analyser by CSIRO.


Sustainability drives small business success, says survey

09 July, 2018

There is a growing demand from Australian consumers for sustainable and ethical business practices — and businesses are happy to comply.


GBCA Director elected Vice-Chair of World Green Building Council board

06 July, 2018

Tanya Cox was elected for her leadership in the green building movement and dedication to improving the sustainability of buildings.


Lighting and solar upgrade for Burnside Hospital

06 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Verdia

A major solar and energy-efficient lighting upgrade at Adelaide's Burnside Hospital is expected to save more than $2.5 million over the next 20 years.


Victorian Govt announces plastic bag ban, recycling plan

03 July, 2018

The Victorian Government will ban single-use, lightweight plastic shopping bags from late 2019 in an effort to help protect the environment from plastic pollution.


Australia's buildings must be ready for a zero carbon future

03 July, 2018

Setting stronger energy standards in the National Construction Code could, between now and 2050, reduce energy bills by up to $27 billion and deliver at least 78 million tonnes of emissions savings.


National Energy Efficiency Conference: registrations, award nominations open

02 July, 2018

The National Energy Efficiency Conference will take place from 19–20 November at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.


We've banned the bag, but what about plastic bottles?

29 June, 2018 by Mark Fenton, Managing Director | Supplied by: Sodastream Australia

A staggering one million single-use plastic bottles are purchased around the world every minute — that's about 20,000 bottles each second.


Winners announced for 2018 Intersolar AWARD

29 June, 2018

This year, the award was presented to ABB, Hanwha Q CELLS and Krinner Solar.


A carbon-positive roadmap for Australia's built environment

29 June, 2018

'A Carbon Positive Roadmap for the built environment' establishes the steps required for buildings and fit-outs to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.


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