Seeing countless wine box dividers going into paper recycling every month, wine merchant Michael Zitzlaff thought there must be a way to reuse them.
Circularity needs to be considered from the initial design process, otherwise it's already too late.
A student-led packaging design that turns peanut waste into packaging for a food company has won a global award for sustainable innovative packaging.
Tyre Stewardship Australia's scheme has been recognised as best practice product stewardship by the federal government.
A partnership has resulted in 3989 textile collection bookings and 73,045 kg of textiles avoiding landfill, and saved 292,178 kg of greenhouse gases.
A survey assessing 82 popular food products has found that more than 80% feature packaging that cannot be put into home recycling bins.
An innovative concrete mix incorporating soft plastic has been used to build a footpath in Werribee, Victoria.
Sally Williams (Sustainable Sally) joins forces with the Martogg Group in a combined effort to promote Australian, sustainable packaging solutions to brands and consumers.
Chemists from Rice University in Texas have converted pyrolysed ash from plastic recycling into graphene using a Joule heating process.
Korean researchers have developed a microorganism capable of producing biodiesel precursors from lignocellulosic biomass such as discarded cardboard boxes.
UNSW Sydney will take part in a collaborative project to develop technology that will divert up to 10,000 tonnes of paper and plastic waste into construction materials for building roads.
Victoria's recycling infrastructure is set for a turbocharge, with the federal and state governments making major investments to double the state's domestic recycling capacity.
A new recycling facility to be built by Remondis Australia in Dandenong, Victoria, will process a third of the state's solvent waste each year.
As Managing Director, ResourceCo, Simon Brown is one of the pioneers of repurposing of waste in Australia. He shares his insights and predictions for the circular economy in 2021.
A car battery recycling program is allowing RACQ to reduce its environmental footprint and prevent 2500 tonnes of potential waste from going to landfill each year.