Sustainability

Hydrogen buses hit the road

07 May, 2021

In a commitment to more sustainable public transport operations, Transit Systems has purchased two hydrogen buses to service its public transport contracts.


Renewable hydrogen boost: ARENA funding announced

05 May, 2021

The Morrison government's funding commitment to the three large-scale renewable hydrogen projects in Western Australia and Victoria has been welcomed.


Tweed Shire Council aims for net zero from electricity by 2030

04 May, 2021

Tweed Shire Council has committed to a two-year program of renewable energy and energy-efficiency works across its facilities.


Jellies just got more sustainable

03 May, 2021

Cadbury, Pascall and The Natural Confectionery Co. treats can now be enjoyed with the knowledge that they're made using 100% renewable electricity.


PDK: the new plastic with indefinite recycling capabilities

30 April, 2021

PDK has all the convenient properties of traditional plastics without the environmental pitfalls — it can be recycled indefinitely with no loss in quality.


National Summit 2021: councils can capitalise on clean economy

29 April, 2021

Government leaders will join forces to develop and accelerate the big ideas and solutions that are revolutionising Australia's approach to energy and climate change.


Green power for major SA water pipeline

28 April, 2021

More than 7300 solar panels are now powering one of SA Water's major drinking water pipelines between the River Murray and Barossa Valley.


Sydney Opera House and Honeywell partner towards Global Goals

27 April, 2021

Honeywell and the Sydney Opera House have formed a three-year partnership to collaborate on initiatives aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


Time for climate action

22 April, 2021

US President Biden invited 40 world leaders (including Scott Morrison) to the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate, which is being live streamed tonight.


Ultrawhite paint cools buildings

22 April, 2021

Researchers say that coating buildings with the new paint formulation may one day cool them off enough to reduce the need for air conditioning.


Workplace waste generation underestimated

21 April, 2021

Contrary to what half of Australians believe, households do not create more waste than the business sector, reveals new research commissioned by Planet Ark.


Solar evaporator solution for fresh drinking water

16 April, 2021

Researchers at UniSA have developed a solar evaporator that uses a heatsink technique to create low-cost drinking water.


Jacobs joins digital city transformation efforts

14 April, 2021

Professional services company Jacobs has joined SCCANZ to support digital solutions that advance sustainability outcomes in our cities, towns and communities.


Designing tech for a sustainable future

12 April, 2021 by Michael Boyle, Managing Director, HP Australia and New Zealand | Supplied by: HP

A call for the technology industry to step up in designing products that reduce society's impact on the environment.


Salmon oil makes sustainable plastic

08 April, 2021

Researchers are investigating ways to develop safe, biodegradable plastic alternatives to polyurethanes, derived from fish waste including heads, bones, skin and guts.


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