A new method for replacing steel mesh used in concrete reinforcement with recycled plastic has seen engineering firm Fibercon recycle over 50 tons of plastic waste.
The ACCC has granted a further six years of authorisation to the Tyre Stewardship Scheme, designed to increase the recycling of tyres.
The Queensland Government is moving forward on its comprehensive waste management strategy, a key component of which will be the introduction of a waste levy.
Plastic recycling is failing to reach its full potential due to low recovery rates of plastic waste, poor quality of recycled plastic and a lack of price incentives.
The UniSort Black, from sorting specialist STEINERT, ejects foreign particles out of organic material and creates a pure intermediate product suitable for compost.
The Unicus from HRS Heat Exchangers has been specifically designed to provide effective heat transfer with a wide range of difficult materials across a range of industries, particularly those which have a high fouling potential.
The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council and the Australian Local Government Association have agreed to stand together to protect household recycling.
The facility will process 15,000 tonnes of end-of-life tyres in the first 24 months and reach full capacity of 30,000 tonnes, or around 3 million tyres, per annum after 36 months.
The portable galvanic electrochemical oxygen analyser range from Advanced Instruments Inc (AII) now has ATEX approval for use in atmospheres containing acetylene and/or hydrogen.
Ministers have agreed that 100% of Australian packaging should be recyclable, compostable or re-usable by 2025 or earlier.
Envirostream Australia has opened a $2 million battery recycling facility at New Gisborne, which is claimed to be the first plant in Australia to recycle lithium batteries.
Green groups and the waste and recycling industry have united to advocate for systemic change within Australia.