Sustainability

2018 Clean Energy Council Awards winners announced

01 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Clean Energy Council

The awards honour excellence in the fields of innovation and business community engagement in the clean energy sector.


Speakers announced for All-Energy Australia 2018

30 July, 2018

Australia's clean and renewable energy event comes to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3–4 October.


ICC Sydney pioneering plastic water bottle reduction

27 July, 2018

More than one million plastic water bottles have been saved through ICC Sydney's partnership with Sydney Water.


UQ sustainability research powered by Dow Chemical Company

23 July, 2018 | Supplied by: The University of Queensland

UQ is conducting research to deliver new technologies and processes to improve the sustainable production and use of chemicals, energy, transportation and more.


7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference program released

20 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Industrial Ecology Network

The 7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference will be held from 19–21 September at Rydges Parramatta.


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.


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