Sustainability

Partnership to promote sustainable Olympic Games

28 June, 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and C40 Cities have committed to partner on climate transition by working towards a sustainable Olympic Games.


Push to ban single-use plastic bags within five years

28 June, 2018 by Lauren Davis

A Senate inquiry into waste and recycling in Australia has called for drastic measures to manage a struggling industry.


Australia ranks worst for energy efficiency in developed world

27 June, 2018

The ACEEE has released the 2018 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, and the results don't bode well for Australia.


Are you meeting your sustainable packaging obligations?

26 June, 2018

Australian businesses need to comply with the sustainable packaging obligations outlined in the National Environmental Protection (Used Packaging Materials) Measure 2011.


Four design principles for running an energy-efficient home

22 June, 2018

Award-winning architect Peter Maddison shares some of his expert advice on how Australians can run a more energy-efficient home.


Making Sydney a more sustainable tourist destination

22 June, 2018

Hotels, event centres, museums and tourism bodies have joined forces with the City of Sydney to make the city a more sustainable destination for business and holidays.


IKEA announces furniture take-back service, plastic ban

22 June, 2018

Sydneysiders can now give their unwanted IKEA furniture a second life by bringing it back to the store to be sold on to a new customer.


Innovative Tiny Home going on show in Melbourne

21 June, 2018

RACV has partnered with award-winning architect Peter Maddison to design a tiny home that will enable Australians to better understand their own homes and the way they live.


Young Victorians throw away over $100 worth of food a week

21 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Sustainability Victoria

The average Victorian household throws away over $2000 worth of food every year.


Funding announced for 13 resource recovery projects

20 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Sustainability Victoria

The resource recovery infrastructure projects will share more than $4.2 million from Sustainability Victoria's Resource Recovery Infrastructure Fund.


Smart Cities Week is coming to Australia

20 June, 2018

Australia's first Smart Cities Week will be held in Sydney from 29–31 October 2018.


MobileMuster awards top local government recyclers

20 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Mobile Muster

MobileMuster recognised the top local government mobile phone recyclers at the Australian Local Government Association National General Assembly in Canberra.


New ISO standards developed for greener machine tools

18 June, 2018

ISO has published the first two parts of a new International Standard for the environmental evaluation of machine tools.


Australian solar expert wins Global Energy Prize

18 June, 2018

Professor Martin Green has become the first Australian to win a Global Energy Prize for his research, development and educational activities in the field of photovoltaics.


ARC centre to tackle the hidden energy costs of computing

13 June, 2018

The Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies will use topological materials and atomically thin 2D materials to create ultralow-energy electronics.


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