Waste > Recycling/re-using

Genox Recycling Technology shredders and granulators

02 April, 2020

The range is designed for reprocessing waste material for direct input into closed-loop manufacturing, secondary processing or volumetric savings in recycling skip bins.

Going hard on soft plastics recycling

03 March, 2020

Nestlé and Australian recycler iQ Renew have announced a trial to find a way to collect, sort and process soft plastics.

Greening the Green aims to boost soft plastics recycling

26 February, 2020

PepsiCo and Clean Up Australia have launched a three-year program aimed at educating consumers on soft plastics recovery and increasing soft plastics recycling across Australia.

Qld timber industry to investigate waste-to-resource opportunities

12 February, 2020

Queensland invests in studies to transform waste streams into products and create new jobs for the state.

Businesses take responsibility for EPS before 2025

03 February, 2020

Businesses can no longer ignore Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) as a major waste stream.

Coffee lovers swap and go in Western Sydney

22 January, 2020

Seven councils in Western Sydney are participating in the Green Caffeen initiative — a swap-and-go coffee cup scheme that will benefit cafes, coffee lovers and the environment.

Australian tyre recycler to build plant in USA

16 January, 2020

Green Distillation Technologies has signed a deal to build its first plant in the United States. The company's technology recycles end-of-life tyres into oil, carbon and steel.

NSW Bin Trim program cuts business waste

19 December, 2019

With grants ranging from $50,000 to $300,000, recipients can roll out the Bin Trim program to track their waste, reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill and improve recycling.

UNSW microrecycling tech gets funding injection

18 December, 2019

UNSW Sydney's SMaRT Centre will receive almost $1 million from the state government to help commercialise its Microfactorie technology.

Packaging could be made from banana plants

06 December, 2019

Researchers from UNSW have discovered a novel way to turn banana plantation waste into packaging material that is not only biodegradable, but also recyclable.

Recycling polyester could keep textiles out of landfill

03 December, 2019

Researchers have discovered a treatment to extract and re-use polyester from polyester/wool mix fabrics, which should help prevent textiles from going to landfill.

Clarinda recycling facility set to shut in 2023

27 November, 2019

Kingston City Council has denied an application by recycling company Alex Fraser Group to extend the life of its recycling operations at Clarinda, south-east of Melbourne's CBD.

And the streets were lined with… recycled plastic

21 November, 2019

Car bumper bars and other plastic items are being diverted from landfill to resurface roads in the City of Melbourne.

Recycling infrastructure must meet EV battery waste demand

14 November, 2019

A UK study reveals that lithium-ion battery recycling technologies are not keeping pace with the increasing uptake of electric vehicles.

Turning waste into water — Bottles for the Bush

11 November, 2019

To coincide with the start of National Recycling Week, TOMRA has launched a drought recycling appeal called Bottles for the Bush.

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