Waste

USQ receives funding to tackle Australia's waste problem

17 September, 2021 | Supplied by: University of Southern Queensland

Minister for Education Alan Tudge has announced $2m for the 'New Options for Waste and Saving the Environment' (NO WASTE) project to refresh recycling and upcycling processes.


UNTHA ZR dual shaft shredder

17 September, 2021 | Supplied by: FOCUS enviro

UNTHA has revealed the ZR two shaft shredder.


Food waste could be converted into batteries

16 September, 2021

Researchers found that the fibre component in food waste was the key to develop advanced carbon materials that could be used as a battery anode.


Energy from Waste Infrastructure Plan in NSW

15 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Cleanaway

Cleanaway noted that the new plan limits the development of energy-from-waste facilities to four priority infrastructure areas, all of which are located outside the Sydney Basin.


Government grant scheme for composting developments

15 September, 2021

The NSW Government is accepting applications for grants of up to $2 million for projects that help process organic waste into useful materials.


$7 million recycling boost for regional and remote Australia

15 September, 2021

The government funding will help build new or expand existing recycling facilities in remote and regional areas of Australia.


Kellogg launches recyclable retail displays across Australia

08 September, 2021 | Supplied by: Kellogg (Aust) Pty Ltd

Kellogg Australia has revealed that it will trial 1000 recyclable displays across retail stores nationwide.


Textile recycling rethink before rethinking

27 August, 2021 by Blake Lindley, Product Stewardship Lead, Australasian Circular Textile Association | Supplied by: Australasian Circular Textile Association

Blake Lindley from the Australasian Circular Textile Association shares his opinion after the ‘Dead white man’s clothes’ episode aired on the ABC.


Quarry certification sets Qld on path to greener roads

20 August, 2021

Queensland's Department of Transport and Main Roads has granted a Quarry Registration Certificate to Alex Fraser's Archerfield and Nudgee Recycling Facilities.


Industry partners to build new PET recycling facility

18 August, 2021

Pact Group, Cleanaway, Asahi Beverages and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners plan to build and operate a new PET recycling facility.


SUEZ invests in surplus food marketplace

17 August, 2021

SUEZ has taken a 20% equity stake in online surplus food marketplace Yume Food as part of an investment in the circular economy.


EXAIR Reversible Drum Vac

01 August, 2021 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR's Reversible Drum Vac is designed for the safe recovery of fluids like coolant, hydraulic oils, sludge and chips, wastewater, tramp oil and liquid spills.


Recycling robot being developed to sort out soft plastics

27 July, 2021

University of Sydney researchers are working with waste management companies to develop a smart robotic system that uses AI to sort recyclable waste.


Pact and Cleanaway to build $38m plastic recycling plant in Vic

27 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Cleanaway

The new $38 million plastic recycling facility will process more than 20,000 tonnes of plastic packaging collected from household recycling bins into food-grade resins.


AWRE 2021 cancelled following lockdown extensions

23 July, 2021

AWRE 2021 — scheduled for 25–26 August — has been cancelled due to the unfolding COVID-19 situation across the nation.


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