'Plastic-eating' enzymes deployed by Australian enviro-tech startup Samsara Eco have helped athletic apparel brand lululemon to create apparel with a potentially infinite life.
A team of scientists from the University of Córdoba has transformed sewage sludge into activated carbon, a material with useful industrial applications.
Small to medium-sized manufacturing and recycling businesses will be supported to adopt remanufacturing processes that reduce waste and energy costs.
With stringent European Commission regulations on the horizon, many packaging businesses are pursuing their own innovations to further the creation of a circular economy.
Polyethylene makes up the largest proportion of all plastic waste and primarily ends up in landfill.
A $50 million facility capable of recycling the equivalent of up to one billion 600 ml PET plastic beverage bottles a year has commenced operations in Melbourne.
Epson Atmix is constructing a new factory that will recycle waste metal to produce raw material for metal powder.
Tonnes of food waste from the Epworth Geelong kitchen is being converted to compost, reducing landfill and greenhouse gas emissions.
Blooms The Chemist and Pharmacycle are celebrating the success of their partnership, with over three million medicinal blister packs diverted from landfill.
In Sydney, around 120,000 glass jars and more than 200 tonnes of reclaimed asphalt were used to refresh a one-kilometre stretch of Clarence Street.
Australian consumers want more information about how to recycle packaging so the ARL program has collaborated with the Recycle Mate platform to help make a difference.
Rino Recycling is set to open its $95m high-tech waste recycling facility in Pinkenba, which will be capable of processing 475 tonnes of assorted waste an hour.
Ultra-light cars made from recycled carbon fibre are a step closer, thanks to a new method of recycling developed at UNSW Canberra.
The Southern Cross Healthcare team have paired up with Johnson & Johnson to repurpose 10,000 disposal lens delivery systems that were previously sent to landfill or burnt.
Cyclion has signed a partnership with the Philippines government to build a waste-to-energy plant that converts plastics and biomass into electricity and energy.