Giving sewage sludge a second life

15 February, 2024

A team of scientists from the University of Córdoba has transformed sewage sludge into activated carbon, a material with useful industrial applications.

Plastics dominate Australian litter landscape

05 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Clean Up Australia Ltd

Clean Up Australia's most recent Litter Report has highlighted the magnitude of Australia's plastic waste problem.

$10m boost for Qld recycling

18 January, 2024

Small to medium-sized manufacturing and recycling businesses will be supported to adopt remanufacturing processes that reduce waste and energy costs.

Towards a circular packaging industry

12 January, 2024 | Supplied by: Interpack

With stringent European Commission regulations on the horizon, many packaging businesses are pursuing their own innovations to further the creation of a circular economy.

Team converts polyethylene waste into valuable chemicals

11 January, 2024

Polyethylene makes up the largest proportion of all plastic waste and primarily ends up in landfill.

Victorian PET recycling plant now operational

20 December, 2023

A $50 million facility capable of recycling the equivalent of up to one billion 600 ml PET plastic beverage bottles a year has commenced operations in Melbourne.

Sustainable metal production facility under construction

19 December, 2023

Epson Atmix is constructing a new factory that will recycle waste metal to produce raw material for metal powder.

$140 million to eliminate plastic pollution

13 December, 2023

A Cooperative Research Centre initiative led by Griffith University has received significant funding in the latest federal government CRC selection round.

Regional hospital installs Wastemaster

24 November, 2023

Tonnes of food waste from the Epworth Geelong kitchen is being converted to compost, reducing landfill and greenhouse gas emissions.

Blister pack partnership reaches recycling milestone

20 November, 2023

Blooms The Chemist and Pharmacycle are celebrating the success of their partnership, with over three million medicinal blister packs diverted from landfill.

Australia's dumped tyres are piling up, new data reveals

15 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Tyre Stewardship Australia Limited

Tyre Stewardship Australia (TSA) has released its tyre recovery data for 2022–2023, which revealed 11.3 million tyres were dumped. So, what's the solution?

Sydney street refreshed with recycled materials

15 November, 2023

In Sydney, around 120,000 glass jars and more than 200 tonnes of reclaimed asphalt were used to refresh a one-kilometre stretch of Clarence Street.

Recyclers applaud move towards sustainable packaging

13 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Australian Council of Recycling

The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) congratulates the Australian Government for taking the lead on packaging regulation to support reuse, recyclability and recycled content.

Recycle Mate: helping to recycle packaging

13 November, 2023 by Nerida Kelton FAIP, Executive Director, AIP; Vice President Sustainability & Save Food, WPO | Supplied by: Australian Institute of Packaging

Australian consumers want more information about how to recycle packaging so the ARL program has collaborated with the Recycle Mate platform to help make a difference.

Insect-powered food waste management solution for hospitality industry

10 November, 2023

Goterra's innovative food waste management technology has been unveiled onsite at the Howard Smith Wharves precinct in Brisbane.

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