More pizza is being delivered during the pandemic. This — and a failure to remove uneaten food scraps — is contaminating our kerbside recycling bins.
Researchers at RMIT University have developed an industry step-by-step implementation plan to transform cigarette butts into bricks.
The UNSW SMaRT Centre is helping to align recycling and manufacturing in the new COVID-19 era to address the challenges around delivering more sustainable product outcomes.
Pasadena and Frewville Foodlands have introduced compostable bags throughout their stores for fresh fruit and vegetables, deli items and baked goods.
The Victorian Aged Care Response Centre has coordinated a cross-government effort to manage the hundredfold increase in clinical waste production.
An independent audit has revealed that recycling information on consumer products and packaging is confusing for consumers and does not support better recycling.
UNSW's SMaRT Centre has developed a ‘material microsurgery' technique that can extract valuable materials and elements from complex waste items and reform them.
A world-class recycling facility will be built in Albury–Wodonga to substantially increase the amount of recycled PET plastic produced in Australia each year from local waste.
A team of researchers at Monash University is working on a process to turn end-of-life plastics and tyres into useful resources.
Yume and SUEZ have entered a partnership that is aimed at limiting commercial food waste in Australia.
A waste-to-energy facility in Dandenong, Victoria, has been given the go-ahead after Great Southern Waste Technologies, assisted by SMEC, gained environmental approval.
Monash research reveals the extent of microplastics in the environment and a little known contributor in a class of its own.
The council has rolled out an innovative road construction project, trialling a method that recycles existing road surfaces by reapplying them as part of a 'foamed asphalt' mix.
The modular recycling solution gives users the flexibility to select individual recycling bins for specific locations.