The Better Building Partnership has only recently released its Operational Waste Guidelines to the public, yet the program is already having a significant impact on Sydney's commercial building owners.
Australian councils are expanding their uptake of Cardia Compostable waste management bags for organic waste diversion programs.
The City of Sydney has once again taken part in the Household Chemical CleanOut — a free service that offers Sydney residents a safe and convenient way to dispose of their unwanted hazardous materials.
Fisheries company Aotearoa Fisheries recently undertook a waste audit at its site on Lorne St, Wellington, as part of the business's Waste Management and Minimisation Plan.
The Better Buildings Partnership has launched Operational Waste Guidelines to help building owners, property managers and waste companies to work more effectively using a standard across their portfolios.
Each year, we send around four million tonnes of perfectly good, nutritious food to landfill. Aside from the social, economic and moral implications of that waste, the environmental cost of producing all that food and to not putting it to use is staggering.
New and smarter ways to produce things is only half the cleantech picture: we also need smart management of what gets left behind, says Tom Nickels, Managing Director of Waste Management NZ.
Stockpiles of abandoned tyres and conveyor belts can now be eliminated on the spot — no matter where they lie — following the commissioning of a mobile shredding plant, designed and built by engineers at Tyrecycle and its parent company ResourceCo.
Researchers are challenging the claim that 80% of marine debris comes from land and 20% from activities at sea.
The Queensland Government has announced that it will examine what a container deposit scheme in the state could look like in a move which has been welcomed by environmental groups.
Murdoch University has partnered with Master Builders WA, the building and construction industry association, to tackle real-life construction waste issues on building sites.
Ten Western Sydney councils are taking a regional approach to waste management with the formation of the Western Sydney Regional Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy.
The winners of the first Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction have been announced. But don't despair: there are many more auctions to come.
A survey conducted by the Food To Go Association (FTGA), formerly known as the Australian Sandwich Association, has revealed that its members are throwing away around 15% of their stock every day.
Researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) have revealed that several additives that claim to break down polyethylene and polyethylene terephthalate simply don't work in common disposal situations such as landfills or composting.