Waste

Australia signs up to help end global plastic pollution

16 November, 2022

Minister Tanya Plibersek has announced that Australia will join a global effort to help end plastic pollution by 2040 but some questions remain...


Pact's billion-bottle recycling project wins award in National Recycling Week

10 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Pact Group Pty Ltd

During National Recycling Week this year, Pact Group has won an award for its PET plastic recycling facility that recycles around 1 billion bottles a year.


REDcycle collection program on pause

09 November, 2022

REDcycle has announced that its soft plastics collection program will be on a temporary pause prompting others to call for more mandatory action from govenrment.


Novel waste treatment could fuel rural communities

07 November, 2022

A research team has developed a new method to treat sewage that could eventually convert leftover sludge into renewable gas to fuel vehicles.


Initiative to help SMEs switch to sustainable packaging

03 November, 2022

An industry education initiative has been launched to help small businesses make the switch to sustainable packaging and adopt the Australasian Recycling Label.


Envirosuite and SGS enter into strategic alliance partnership agreement

20 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Envirosuite Operations Pty Ltd

Combining SGS's services with Envirosuite’s platform will allow users to manage compliance requirements and make more informed operating decisions.


reDirecting material from landfill

17 October, 2022

CDE has installed a waste recycling plant for reDirect Recycling at its site in Wetherill Park to divert waste from landfill and to recover valuable resources.


PCO.Tech pco.pixelfly 1.3 SWIR camera

10 October, 2022 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The pco.pixelfly 1.3 SWIR is a machine vision camera with an InGaAs image sensor that is IMX990-sensitive.


Closing the waste loop at marathon event in Vic

10 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Detmold Group

The Nike Melbourne Marathon Festival this month delivered a more sustainable approach to waste with help from compostable cups supplied by Detpak.


Taking charge of battery waste — a government-backed scheme

06 October, 2022

The B-cycle scheme has doubled the national collection rate of batteries, recycling the equivalent of 38 million AA batteries in its first six months.


Defence ration packs go green

01 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

A collaboration between Veolia and the Department of Defence is recycling hundreds of kilograms of expired ration packs originally destined for landfill.


Smart bins installed on NSW Central Coast

27 September, 2022

The solar-powered bins have been installed on the Warners Bay Foreshore and can hold more garbage thanks to their crushing function.


Circular construction: making bricks from industrial waste

27 September, 2022 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Flinders University is working on more sustainable alternatives for building materials made from waste products.


Independent review of Australia's Tyre Product Stewardship Scheme

26 September, 2022 | Supplied by: Tyre Stewardship Australia Limited

The Independent review is the start of TSA's wide industry and community consultation on sustainable value going forward.


Emi Controls V12so Odour Control Cannon

20 September, 2022 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

The V12so Odour Control Cannon combines four different functions in one machine — eliminate odours, dust suppression, cooling and disinfection.


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