Sustainability

Flagging the financial risks of climate change

19 August, 2021

Edge Environment is partnering with Frontier Economics to help advise businesses on their climate-related financial risks and opportunities.


Making environmental offsets appealing to winegrowers

19 August, 2021

The 'glass half full' approach to offsetting practices and technologies is demystified for rural winegrowers.


Power network reforms to help solar get on the grid

13 August, 2021

Reforms designed to inject more small-scale solar into the grid have been finalised by the Australian Energy Market Commission.


Three steps to managing transport and logistics more sustainably

11 August, 2021 by Daniel Kohut, Vice President ANZ, Blue Yonder | Supplied by: Blue Yonder

There is increasing pressure on every sector to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, but none more so than transport and logistics.


Code red for humanity: the latest IPCC report released

10 August, 2021

As the latest UN report issues a dire warning to global leaders, could a short-lived carbon tax be the answer to help avoid a climate disaster?


Green process extracts flavonoids from apple pomace

05 August, 2021

A 'greener' process for extracting health-promoting molecules found in agricultural and food waste has been identified by researchers.


Veolia's ambition of Ecological Transformation supports government's decarbonisation targets

05 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Recent modelling* undertaken by leading environmental solutions provider Veolia has revealed that a drastic reduction in greenhouse gases is needed in Australia to achieve the federal government's emission reduction targets of 26 to 28% by 2030.


Sustainable solution to soil decontamination

03 August, 2021 by Paul Morey — Manager of Projects | Supplied by: Lycopodium Process Industries Pty Ltd

An industrial zone in the outer south-east Melbourne suburb of Dandenong is home to a permanently located integrated waste treatment and resource recovery facility.


$5m training centre to advance clean energy transition

02 August, 2021

The University of Wollongong has been awarded $5 million in funding for an ARC Training Centre in Energy Technologies for Future Grids.


Zero emissions aquatic centre set for Melbourne's west

30 July, 2021

ARENA has announced funding to help build a zero emissions indoor leisure and aquatic centre in Melbourne's west.


Building a circular economy for plastic

30 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Cleanaway

Closing the waste ‘loop’ for plastic starts with building the four pillars of a circular economy.


Energy from Waste Conference postponed

29 July, 2021

In light of the uncertainty relating to COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, WMRR has postponed its 2021 Energy from Waste Conference, now to be held in November.


Clean energy event returns to Melbourne this October

28 July, 2021

All-Energy Australia will be held from 27–28 October 2021 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.


Place matters: understanding the importance of place in sustainable building design

28 July, 2021 by Chris Buntine* | Supplied by: Northrop Consulting Engineers

The benefits of a place-based approach to sustainability are compelling, said Chris Buntine, Sustainability Group Manager, Northrop Consulting Engineers.


Pineapple leaves repurposed for leather alternative

28 July, 2021

The Dole Sunshine Company has partnered with Ananas Anam to turn pineapple plant leaves into a natural textile.


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