Sustainability

Pollution-eating pavers improve air quality

19 February, 2021

So-called 'pollution-eating' pavers with the ability to significantly improve surrounding air quality have arrived on the Australian market.


HARTING showcases innovative solution portfolio

15 February, 2021

The HARTING Technology Group offers a comprehensive and innovative solution portfolio for the industrial automation, energy infrastructure, e-mobility and railway sectors.


Corporate Knights ranks Schneider Electric world's most sustainable corporation

12 February, 2021

Schneider Electric has been ranked the world's most sustainable corporation in Corporate Knights' 2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations.


Networks gear up for electric vehicle grid demands

10 February, 2021

ARENA has announced $1.6 million in funding to Jemena to undertake a residential electric vehicle charging trial with four other electricity networks in the ACT, Victoria and Tasmania.


Regional NSW ripe for local EV manufacturing hub

09 February, 2021

A local manufacturing hub in an established NSW regional centre, such as Lithgow, would speed up the NSW Government's electric vehicle vision for the state.


$9.5m funding for proposed WA plastic recycling plant

08 February, 2021

Pact Group and Cleanaway have announced a joint project to build a new plastic recycling plant in Western Australia, which has attracted $9.5 million in grant funding.


NZ minerals sector braced for climate change action

05 February, 2021

The New Zealand minerals sector has announced that it looks forward to engaging with government to develop feasible, practicable and effective pathways for climate change action.


Waste to biofuel industry on cards for Collie

04 February, 2021

Renergi will design, build and operate a $9.4 million, 1.5 tonnes/hour demonstration-scale distributed energy-from-waste plant in Collie, WA.


TikTok, it's time to promote food-waste reduction on socials

04 February, 2021

Social media campaigns can be an effective tool for evoking behavioural change towards reducing food waste, according to research conducted at Queensland University of Technology.


Face masks recycled for road base

04 February, 2021

RMIT University researchers have developed road-making material by using a mix of shredded single-use face masks and processed building rubble.


Solving the sustainability challenge: building management system

01 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Solving the sustainability challenge may require us to rethink the role of a building management system (BMS).


Build energy efficiency into our recovery plans

29 January, 2021 by Gareth O’Reilly* | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Many buildings are energy inefficient, but there are solutions that could cut their emissions significantly while stimulating the economy.


3D concrete bio-inspired by lobsters

29 January, 2021

New research shows that patterns inspired by lobster shells can make 3D printed concrete stronger, to support more complex and creative architectural structures.


Roadmap release to support sustainable small business growth

29 January, 2021

The Banksia Foundation and Australia Post have released a white paper that will act as a practical roadmap for small business owners to sustain their operations in the current global climate.


Triple job creation with CSIRO circular economy roadmap

25 January, 2021

CSIRO has released the National Circular Economy Roadmap, detailing key strategies for creating jobs and reclaiming billions in economic value from resources currently going into landfill.


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