Waste > Management

WasteMaster food waste reduction system

15 November, 2018

The WasteMaster system reduces the weight and volume of food waste by up to 80%, producing a compost-like and odourless residual material.

City of Sydney to trial food scraps collection

09 November, 2018

The City of Sydney is inviting 100 apartment buildings and 300 houses to join a food scraps collection trial, set to commence in mid-2019.

Upton criticises NSW EPA over farm fertiliser scandal

07 November, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Successive NSW governments have spent the past 18 years spreading waste from household red bins across farms, in a bid to reduce landfill and rejuvenate soil.

Soft plastics still a problem in recycling bins

02 November, 2018

Plastic bags and soft plastic remain the largest problem items in recycling bins, according to a survey of randomly selected bins by Willoughby City Council.

Frasers Property wants your waste management pitches

30 October, 2018

Frasers Property is aiming to create the world's most sustainable shopping centre at Burwood Brickworks in Melbourne, requiring a focus on innovative waste minimisation.

EfW inquiry: NSW govt's response "disappointing", says WMAA

23 October, 2018

The Energy from Waste (EfW) Technology Parliamentary Inquiry was established to inquire into matters relating to the waste disposal industry in NSW.

Creating a more productive resource recovery industry

01 October, 2018 by Johann Hefner, Application Specialist – Resource Recovery, STEINERT Australia

Taking the next positive steps in creating a more productive and rewarding resource recovery industry in Australia.

Fujitsu Smart eWaste bin

21 September, 2018

Fujitsu's Smart eWaste bin sits in an organisation's office and is equipped with IoT sensors that monitor the fill levels. When the bin is full, Fujitsu's recycling partner arrives on-site to swap out an inner bin and is gone again in moments.

Solving the waste management conundrum

18 September, 2018 by Steve Nicholson*

Solving the waste problem in Australia involves addressing two concerns: what should people do with all their waste and how do organisations create products that are environmentally friendly and sustainable?

Cleanaway waste management fleet arrives on the Central Coast

13 September, 2018

Central Coast Council partners with Cleanaway for its waste and recycling management.

Erasable toner reduces paper waste

10 September, 2018

PilotPens implemented the Toshiba eco multifunctional printer (MFP) with erasable toner.

Willoughby City Council goes single-use plastic free

07 September, 2018

Willoughby City Council has passed a motion to remove single-use plastics from all council operations.

Speakers announced for Waste Expo Australia 2018

21 August, 2018

More than 55 industry speakers have been confirmed for Waste Expo Australia's three conferences — Waste Summit, Waste Evolution and Wastewater Summit.

VWMA to tackle rising insurance costs

02 August, 2018

The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) has begun work to develop a package of support to tackle rising insurance costs for its members.

Waste reduction grants awarded to WA community groups

02 August, 2018

Twenty-six community groups are set to share in $242,657 to reduce waste, improve recycling and provide community education.

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