Novel recycling options identified for waste vinyl

12 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Vinyl Council Australia

A project led by the Vinyl Council of Australia has identified several novel recycling applications for the 1.2 million m2 of PVC advertising banners sent to landfill each year.

Get ready for Global Recycling Day on 18 March

09 March, 2018 by

The first ever Global Recycling Day, to be held on 18 March, is intended to unite people across the world, highlighting the need to conserve the Earth's primary resources.

Turning waste bread into beer

09 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Edge Environment Pty Ltd

Edge Environment is celebrating its 10th anniversary by teaming up with 4 Pines Brewing Company to brew a very special birthday beer — made with bread as a key ingredient.

Solar-powered 3D printers trialled in Solomon Islands

08 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Deakin University

Deakin University and Plan International Australia have successfully trialled technology capable of 3D printing plumbing and sanitation supplies using discarded plastics.

BeanAir wireless sensor network for in-tunnel air quality monitoring

01 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

Bestech Australia introduces the wireless sensor network from BeanAir, suitable for monitoring emissions and air quality in tunnels.

New life for old contact lenses

01 March, 2018 by | Supplied by: TerraCycle

Icon Eyewear is diverting contact lenses from landfill on behalf of the Sydney community, as part of a national recycling program operated by TerraCycle and Bausch + Lomb.

5 ways recycling e-waste can benefit your business

27 February, 2018 by Warren Overton, CEO, Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform | Supplied by: TechCollect

While throwing old cables and computers out with your general office waste may seem easy, the better business decision is to responsibly recycle your old or unused electronics.

Long-term solutions required to solve recycling crisis, says VWMA

23 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Victorian Waste Management Association

Long-term solutions are needed to manage Victoria's growing growing waste and commingled recycling streams.

Brisbane-based makerspace gives e-waste a second life

22 February, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Social enterprise, makerspace and e-waste recycling centre Substation33 improves the mental health and wellbeing of its participants while also enabling them to give back to the environment.

Improved sorting system for recycling facilities

15 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: NORD DRIVESYSTEMS (Aust) Pty Ltd

Container Deposit Systems Australia (CDSA) recently approached SAGE Automation with an unusual automation challenge.

Now you can own a piece of TerraCycle

07 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: TerraCycle

All categories of investor now have the opportunity to invest in TerraCycle's US operating company.

Get smart and reduce waste

07 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Telford Smith Engineering Pty Ltd

Following success overseas, smart waste compacting bins and balers that communicate are now saving Australian businesses time, space and money.

Cleanaway waste management fleet arrives on the Central Coast

02 February, 2018 by | Supplied by: Cleanaway

A fleet of 72 waste and recycling collection trucks from Cleanaway has rolled into the Central Coast Council as part of a contract to deliver essential waste management collection services to the area.

Unilever calls for industry action on packaging waste

25 January, 2018 by | Supplied by: Unilever Australia

Unilever CEO Paul Polman is urging members of the consumer goods industry to help accelerate progress towards the circular economy and address plastic leakage into the world's natural systems.

Pick up a bargain at the City of Swan's new tip shop

11 January, 2018 by | Supplied by: City of Swan

A new tip shop has opened in the City of Swan, giving new life to unwanted recyclable treasures by recovering, inspecting and selling them for a bargain.

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