Waste > Management

City of Melbourne recycling food waste

07 September, 2015

The City of Melbourne is diverting tonnes of inner-city food waste from landfill using the GaiaRecycle concept from Eco Guardians.

BigBelly Solar-Powered Rubbish Compactor

28 August, 2015

The BigBelly Solar-Powered Rubbish Compactor is about the same size as a standard 120 L rubbish bin but has a patented solar-powered compression technology that increases its capacity five times.

Operational Waste Guidelines boosting recycling rates

18 August, 2015

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.

E-waste a hot topic at the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo

18 August, 2015

At the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo, experts on e-waste called for greater cohesion between the industry, government and the community to assist with overcoming this growing problem.

Councils increase uptake of Cardia Compostable products

11 August, 2015

Australian councils are expanding their uptake of Cardia Compostable waste management bags for organic waste diversion programs.

Sydney cleans out its household chemicals

07 August, 2015

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.

Waste audit well worth it for Aotearoa Fisheries

30 July, 2015

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.

New operating guidelines for commercial property managers

28 July, 2015

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.

How packaging can help reduce waste

24 July, 2015

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.

Smart waste technology key to circular economy

22 July, 2015 by Tom Nickels, Managing Director, Waste Management NZ

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.

Tyrecycle mobile shredding plant

09 July, 2015

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.

Where does marine debris come from?

06 July, 2015

Researchers are challenging the claim that 80% of marine debris comes from land and 20% from activities at sea.

Qld to consider a container deposit scheme

25 May, 2015

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.

Students take on construction waste

15 May, 2015

Murdoch University has partnered with Master Builders WA, the building and construction industry association, to tackle real-life construction waste issues on building sites.

Western Sydney councils collaborate on waste management

06 May, 2015

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.

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