From your morning coffee to a plantable pot

26 September, 2023

Researchers have developed a method for 3D printing a wide range of objects using a paste made of old coffee grounds, water and other sustainable ingredients.

AIP to run recycling webinar

25 September, 2023

The Australian Institute of Packaging will run a webinar on the intersection between Check Locally and Recycling Mate, providing insights on recycling.

$40.5m material recycling facility opening soon in Qld

30 August, 2023

Construction of the MRF on the Sunshine Coast is almost complete, with the facility set to be able to recycle around 60,000 tonnes or more per year at 98% purity.

Research: From coffee to concrete

28 August, 2023

Australian engineers have found a way of making 30% stronger concrete with roasted used coffee grounds.

Call for more action on resource recovery targets

28 August, 2023

The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association has warned that more must be done nationwide if Australia is to meet its resource recovery targets.

Pact Group can make a wheelie bin a minute at its new facility

10 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Pact Group Pty Ltd

Pact Group can make a new recycled plastic wheelie bin in a minute using new equipment at its facility in Braeside, Victoria.

Tyre recovery: TSA calls for action

08 August, 2023

Though Australia recovers close to 90% of passenger, bus and truck tyres, the remaining 10% gap is critical to achieving national waste reduction goals.

Close the Loop installs new recycling line

08 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Applied Machinery Australia Pty Ltd

Close the Loop has installed a Genox recycling line from Applied Machinery to handle PE and PP materials including bottles, retail displays, tubs and crates.

Recovering valuable chemicals from polystyrene

08 August, 2023

A team of US researchers have developed a thermochemical approach to recover valuable chemicals from polystyrene waste in a two-step process.

The AWRE 2023 wrap

02 August, 2023

AWRE 2023 has come to a close, with the mood across the event being that Australia needs to accelerate efforts to manage waste or risk missing its 2030 targets.

Genox Vision series shredding unit

01 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Applied Machinery Australia Pty Ltd

With a small to medium footprint, the Genox Vision series machines are suitable for processing a wide range of materials to a uniform particle size.

Inside the production of argan shells

24 July, 2023 by Kathrin Schilling, Founder & Director, BioPowder

The BioPowder team pursues a clear mission of building trusted partnerships with raw material suppliers in Morocco to source argan shells.

$60m in grants to help boost recycling of hard-to-recycle plastics

19 July, 2023

The Australian Government has launched a $60m fund for recycling infrastructure and is also developing a national framework for recycled content traceability.

Tackling plastic pollution and restoring oceans with material ingenuity

19 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Agilent Technologies Australia Pty Ltd

On a mission to tackle the ever-growing issue of plastic pollution, ULUU’s goal is to replace traditional plastics with a clean, sustainable process.

Solving a sticky problem in recycling

12 July, 2023

Scientists from the University of Surrey have developed a dissolvable adhesive to prevent sticky residue left on materials during the recycling process.

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