Sustainability

Packaging made from waste wool wins big

04 May, 2018 | Supplied by: WoolCool

Woolcool's innovative insulated packaging solution is made from a product that is both sustainable and effective — sheep's wool.


Prawn-based bioplastic heads to international science fair

04 May, 2018

Australian high school student Angelina Arora has invented a completely biodegradable plastic made from prawn shell and sticky protein from the silk of silkworms.


Evoqua named Water Company of the Year twice over

02 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Evoqua Water Technologies Pty Ltd

Evoqua has been selected as Water Technology Solutions Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan and Water Company of the Year by Global Water Intelligence.


WA water industry recognised for saving billions of litres

01 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Water Corporation of WA

WA Water Minister Dave Kelly has recognised the top savers in the Water Corporation's non-residential water-saving programs.


Time for companies to look at climate change financial risks

01 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Minter Ellison Group

Directors could be held personally liable for failing to assess, manage and report climate risk, where it poses a foreseeable and material financial risk to their company.


Microbeads successfully phased out of over 90% of products

27 April, 2018

The results of an independent assessment found that of approximately 4400 relevant supermarket and pharmacy products inspected, only 6% were found to contain microbeads.


ARBS 2018 is almost upon us

26 April, 2018 | Supplied by: ARBS Exhibitions Pty Ltd

ARBS 2018 will open its doors at the ICC Sydney from 8–10 May, featuring over 300 exhibitors offering access to the latest in HVAC&R in the Southern Hemisphere.


Optimising infrastructure using edge computing

23 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Vertiv Co

Vertiv has released a research-based analysis that identifies key applications for edge computing, including smart cities.


New appointments to ARENA board

18 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Samantha Hogg, Dougal McOmish and Stephanie Unwin have been appointed to the board of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).


2018 Green Globe Awards nominations now open

18 April, 2018

The annual awards celebrate the people and projects making real progress towards sustainability in NSW.


Green roof opens at Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

11 April, 2018

The Coal Loader project saw the transformation of a former industrial site at Waverton into a learning hub for sustainable living.


Starting the clock on the 30-minute city

10 April, 2018 by Stephen Taylor, City Executive – Sydney, Arcadis Global Cities Program | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

The '30-minute city' concept — the idea that we can engineer our cities so that home, work and play are all accessible within 30 minutes — is gaining currency around the world.


Cbus closes renewable energy deal

10 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Cbus (Construction & Building Industry Super)

Cbus Super has announced an investment in renewable energy that is expected to deliver long-term returns to members and sustainable power to Western Australia.


Visit Tesla's 'Big Battery' and other energy projects

03 April, 2018

The 2018 Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition is giving attendees the chance to see some of South Australia's major energy projects up close.


Resilience in a changing world

01 April, 2018 by Will Symons* | Supplied by: Aecom Australia Pty Ltd

Resilience is about more than simply the avoidance of risk; rather, it is about using smart strategies to help prevent risks from unfolding and about how we can aim to optimise infrastructure to help make cities more successful.


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