Sustainability

Six Green Stars for La Trobe sports stadium

21 January, 2021

The Green Building Council of Australia has awarded La Trobe University's new sports stadium a '6 Star Green Star Design and As Built' rating for sustainable building practice.


APCO reveals state of packaging in Australia

20 January, 2021

The Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) has published a report that tracks Australia's progress towards the 2025 National Packaging Targets.


Australia is seizing the opportunities of green policies — state by state

18 January, 2021 by Tim Ash Vie, Director of the Under2 Coalition | Supplied by: The Climate Group - Under2 Coalition

While Australia may not have been on the cast list at December's Climate Ambition Summit, there is an increasingly positive sense of climate action taking place here.


Planet prognosis forecasts 'ghastly' future

15 January, 2021

A team of scientists has summarised the state of the natural world in stark form to help clarify the gravity of the human predicament.


Soft plastics become sustainable concrete for Coles carpark

12 January, 2021

RMIT engineers have partnered with Victorian recycling organisations Replas, RED Group and SR Engineering to develop a concrete material made from lightweight recycled plastic.


Thought Leaders 2021: Mark Ferguson

11 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Kaishan Australia Pty Ltd

With over 30 years' experience with a myriad of compressed air equipment applications, the CEO of Kaishan Australia shares his predictions for 2021.


Report details reforms for National Electricity Market's future

06 January, 2021

The Energy Security Board has released details on the future direction of the NEM, identifying four areas of reform to address key challenges facing Australia's electricity supply.


CSIRO awarded million-dollar Food Planet Prize

22 December, 2020

A million-dollar prize has been awarded to the CSIRO-developed innovation FutureFeed — a livestock feed made from seaweed that reduces methane emissions.


Biomethane efficiency must be maximised

21 December, 2020 by Chris Little, Managing Director, HRS Heat Exchangers | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

HRS Heat Exchangers provides two systems specifically aimed at improving the efficiency of digestate production and maximising its value in nutritional and economic terms.


Thought Leaders 2021: John Leadbetter

21 December, 2020 | Supplied by: VEGA Australia Pty Ltd

John Leadbetter at VEGA Australia discusses the impact of COVID-19 from a logistics and manufacturing perspective.


Thought Leaders 2021: Lina Goodman

16 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Tyre Stewardship Australia Limited

Technology will come to the fore in 2021, stimulating innovation to advance circular economy principles, according to Tyre Stewardship Australia CEO Lina Goodman.


Restaurant 1000 heralds McDonald's Australia's sustainable future

14 December, 2020

WaterGroup's smart water metering solution is one of 25 core sustainability initiatives implemented at the new flagship restaurant.


Researchers create metamaterial with multiple stable states

11 December, 2020

A team of researchers at Purdue University has developed a way for a material to store energy in its skin through invertible domes.


Meet 2020's Smart Cities Awards winners

08 December, 2020

The third annual Smart Cities Awards acknowledged 18 winners across seven categories for their visionary leadership, best practice projects and real-world impact.


iugis report finds sustainable practice key to economic recovery

04 December, 2020 | Supplied by: iugis

Sustainable technology specialist iugis has released its Sustainable Re-set report, revealing Australians expect more from governments when it comes to sustainability issues.


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