Old denim jeans are set to find new life as artificial cartilage for joint reconstruction, thanks to advanced textile recycling methods being pioneered at Deakin University.
Integrated services company Downer partnered closely with Close the Loop to innovatively tailor waste products such as soft plastics to suit a road construction application.
Australian councils are using recycled polypropylene (PP) plastic waste in the form of 'Emesh' to reinforce concrete pavements and other infrastructure.
The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) has begun work to develop a package of support to tackle rising insurance costs for its members.
Twenty-six community groups are set to share in $242,657 to reduce waste, improve recycling and provide community education.
Cleanaway Waste Management has taken delivery of 18 Scania 6x4 prime movers (six G 480s and 12 R 560 V8s) to service a new contract with a major Queensland council.
Designed to reduce and ultimately eliminate pollution in our waterways, the Seabin is a simple concept coupled with an innovative design.
Waste Expo Australia will return to Melbourne from 3–4 October and will include the new Wastewater Summit in 2018.
How can the lessons learned with recycled organics help the rest of the resource recovery industry refocus post China Sword Policy?
The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre officially commenced operations on 1 July, less than three months after receiving a $30m grant from the Australian Government.
NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has announced $9.5m in funding for better waste recycling projects to counter the effects of China's National Sword policy.
Electronic waste is growing up to three times faster than general municipal waste in Australia, and Sustainability Victoria wants it to stop.