Waste > Recycling/re-using

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.

Rising from coal ash waste to cure concrete

08 November, 2019

Researchers may have found a use for tens of millions of tons of waste coal ash — one that could help make concrete more durable and crack-free.

LCA provides the evidence base for circular economy

15 October, 2019 by Maartje Sevenster, President, Australian LCA Society

Life cycle assessment (LCA) has been the toolbox for sustainable products for decades, but hasn't yet gained the expected level of popularity.

SKM Recycling acquired for $66m

11 October, 2019

Cleanaway Waste Management has acquired the assets of the SKM Recycling Group, including properties, plant and equipment.

One in three Victorians hang onto old phones

09 October, 2019

Since the state government's e-waste to landfill ban, many Victorians are disposing of their e-waste correctly, but most are still storing old electronics at home, resulting in valuable resources sitting idle.

Recycling back to the future

04 October, 2019 by Eric Love and Christopher Rochfort*

The recent global waste recycling crisis has focused us on the importance of developing localised markets for recyclable materials.

Recycling sector plans to invest

02 October, 2019

An industry survey has revealed that Australia's waste and recycling sector is keen to back Prime Minister Scott Morrison's $20 million funding by creating additional jobs and boosting investment.

Method Recycling 60 L recycling bins

01 October, 2019

Method recycling bins are designed to optimise recycling and waste for the modern space. The 60 L recycling bins can be placed together to form flexible recycling stations, located throughout a facility.

FPD Recycling FPD PRO recycling technology

30 September, 2019

The FPD PRO from FPD Recycling is a fully automated robotic flat panel display (FPD) depollution machine that can process 60 FPDs per hour, including televisions, monitors and laptops.

The role of RDF/PEF in Australia's future resource strategy

30 September, 2019

What role will resources such as refuse-derived fuel and process engineered fuel play in Australia's approach to waste management? Robbie McKernan explores...

Lion takes on soft plastics

30 September, 2019

Beverage company Lion has announced that it is the first major brewer in Australia to partner with national soft plastic recycling initiative REDcycle.

The future of high-quality PEF

30 September, 2019 by Ben Sawley*

More than 20 million tonnes of waste is still landfilled in Australia each year. Processed engineered fuel (PEF) has potential to harness energy value from this waste.

Coles records REDcycling boost for FY19

24 September, 2019

Throughout the 2019 financial year, Coles reported that shoppers recycled enough soft plastic to circumvent the globe one and a half times.

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