Research could save our sand

12 September, 2019

University of Queensland PhD candidate Danish Kazmi has developed a sustainable solution to help preserve sand — a natural resource that is facing global shortages due to over exploitation.

Liquid courage: making beer more sustainable

12 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Ecolab Pty Ltd

Without compromising on hygiene, 4 Pines Brewing Company sought to make its beer more sustainable.

Calling cleantech industry to NCTCE2020

11 September, 2019

The 2020 National Cleantech Conference & Exhibition (NCTCE) invites cleantech industry members to submit ideas for inclusion in the program.

Dr Bronwyn Evans is new CEO of Engineers Australia

09 September, 2019

Dr Bronwyn Evans has been announced as Engineers Australia's new CEO.

Coveted certification for Sekisui House

09 September, 2019

Residential property builder and developer Sekisui House has attained ISO 14001:2015 EMS certification across its Australian operations.

Compressed air powers plastics circular economy

06 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Kaishan Australia Pty Ltd

Using the latest compressed air powered robotics, a variety of plastic waste is sorted at a $20 million plastics recycling plant in Victoria.

Inner West gathers troops for Sydney's war on food waste

03 September, 2019

Metropolitan councils, state government and waste and recycling industry representatives gathered last week to discuss Sydney's growing food waste crisis.

Food waste heads back to base, as compost

02 September, 2019 | Supplied by: SUEZ Australia

SUEZ has been working with Queensland-based composting facility NuGrow to turn unwanted food waste into nutrient-rich compost.

Digitalisation: helping business thrive and survive

29 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd. Australia

Success stories of businesses using technology to advance were at the forefront of Siemens' Digitalize 2019 conference.

Plastic-free food court opens at UTS

26 August, 2019

UTS Central showcases a plastic-free food court, where plastic straws, bags, plastic-lined coffee cups, packaging and plastic-bottled drinks are nowhere to be seen.

Mirvac and INCO launch sustainability-focused accelerator program

23 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Mirvac Ltd

Mirvac Group has partnered with INCO to launch The Impact Accelerator, an initiative that will fast-track innovative start-ups focused on solving environmental and social challenges.

WHO reports on the microplastics we're drinking

22 August, 2019

The World Health Organization has called for further research into the impact of ingesting microplastics on human health.

Net zero by 2029, says La Trobe

20 August, 2019

Victoria's La Trobe University has set an ambitious target of net zero emissions by 2029, launching a $75 million initiative involving 20 projects.

Scientists redesigning materials for circular economy

19 August, 2019

Materials scientists from Deakin University are working on several projects to repurpose materials and achieve a circular economy.

Anti-burp seaweed could cut GHGs by 10%

16 August, 2019

Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast are studying a type of seaweed that stops cows from expelling methane.

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