A $3.4 million research and development project is aiming to upscale manufacturing of a newly developed advanced coating technology for textiles.
A research team has engineered enzymes to perform an important step in the conversion of plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as nylon, plastics and chemicals.
The UNSW Energy Institute has appointed Justine Jarvinen as its CEO, with the key role of facilitating partnerships between industry and government bodies with UNSW's leading energy researchers.
ALDI Australia will cut at least a quarter of all plastic packaging from its range by 2025 and remove single-use plastics such as cotton buds and plastic plates from its stores by the end of 2020.
The SA Government has announced it will increase the Solid Waste Levy from $100 to $140 on 1 January 2020, causing shockwaves at the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia.
Austalia's national science agency, CSIRO, has developed a sustainable, environmentally friendly process technology for recovering gold.
The City of Sydney is trialling concrete made from industrial waste, replacing a 30 m section of road along an inner-city street in Alexandria.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has pledged over $7 million in grants to boost NSW recycling rates and encourage innovation in the waste industry.
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has a new CEO — Davina Rooney — whose top priority is decarbonisation.
A new property development in WA is sealing roads with a material made from plastic bags, toner cartridges, crumb rubber from car tyres and recycled asphalt pavement.
Renewable Cities Australia 2019 will showcase strategies to help organisations cost-effectively move towards net-zero energy, as well as explore developments in zero-emission transport.
Researchers from Flinders University and UniSA have developed an absorbent polymer that can safely and cost-effectively remove toxic PFAS from contaminated water.
UNSW Sydney has launched a three-year strategy to deepen its commitment to environmental sustainability.
Australia's energy mix is expected to undergo radical change. This will be explored at the 2019 Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition.