Waste

Queensland demand boosts reverse vending machine production

17 April, 2019 | Supplied by: SAGE Automation

SAGE Automation has increased production of its smart container deposit machines following the successful uptake of Queensland's Containers for Change scheme, launched in November 2018.


Industry response to 60 Minutes program

16 April, 2019

The Australian recycling industry has jointly responded to footage aired on current affairs program 60 Minutes, arguing that the program did not accurately convey the achievements of the industry.


Vic EPA shifts to digital waste tracking

16 April, 2019

The Victorian Environment Protection Authority has pledged $5.5 million for a new system to electronically track industrial waste.


Melbourne City considers new waste and resource recovery strategy

15 April, 2019

City of Melbourne councillors will consider the Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030, which proposes a domestic food waste collection service and more shared waste hubs for businesses.


Support Australian recycled and get designing

15 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Aust

The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia has opened design submissions for the label, calling on 'one and all' to get involved.


Think tank to combat e-waste

11 April, 2019

A new independent think tank — Ewaste Watch — is launching in Australia to tackle the nation's accumulating e-waste.


New ACOR Chairman set to lead discussion on circular economy

04 April, 2019

Close the Loop's Peter Tamblyn has been announced as Chairman of the Australian Council of Recycling, with the appointment set to boost discussion on the circular economy.


Investigation underway to reduce steel manufacture emissions

25 March, 2019

CO2CRC has been awarded funding to conduct important research into reducing greenhouse gas emissions in steel production.


Emerson Rosemount CT4400 Continuous Gas Analyzer

21 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson presents the Rosemount CT4400 Continuous Gas Analyzer, a purpose-built quantum cascade laser and tunable diode laser analyser.


Study reveals 94% of Australians are messing up recycling

20 March, 2019

New research highlights a staggering 94% of Australians are making recycling mistakes despite 60% being extremely confident in their recycling habits.


Sorting out Germany's new packaging legislation

20 March, 2019 | Supplied by: STEINERT Australia Pty Ltd

Germany's largest approved site for post-consumer package recovery is in operation following the new German Packaging Act, VerpackG.


Hunter region gets green underfoot

14 March, 2019

Crushed glass sand and recycled plastic strips have been used in a footpath construction project in the Hunter region, trialling environmentally sustainable materials.


Next step to understanding stored carbon dioxide

14 March, 2019

Construction of two shallow observation wells has been successfully completed as part of a new carbon capture and storage project.


Call for Canberra to enact five major waste strategies

13 March, 2019

ACOR and national recycling campaign group Boomerang Alliance have released five priority actions for the next federal government to implement.


NSW parties must prioritise waste management, says WMRR

07 March, 2019

Waste Management and Resource Recovery (WMRR) is urging all NSW parties to commit to six key priorities in the NSW election on 23 March.


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