Tens of thousands of tonnes of biosolids are collected each year to be provided to farmers as a means of soil improvement.
WELTEC BIOPOWER and Doranova have built a biogas plant in south-western Finland that runs entirely on liquid manure.
As well as producing biogas, anaerobic digestion produces a residue known as digestate, which has the potential to be a valuable organic biofertiliser for use in agriculture.
A waste treatment plant in Melbourne heralds industrial-scale composting and slashed carbon emissions.
Livestock waste management is a problem facing the global farming industry. Cost-effective and integrated solutions are needed to address the problem.
To improve recovery ratios, a real-time monitoring system is required as part of the mechanical waste segregation process — a limitation of current technologies.
Indonesian researchers have revealed how grey mangrove trees, Avicennia marina, filter heavy metals out of the surrounding soil and water.
Resource recovery company SUEZ and services company Ventia have partnered to develop a soil processing facility at SUEZ's Taylors Road Landfill in Dandenong South.
Queensland-based winery Sirromet takes just as much care with its waste management and impact on the environment as it does with its wine production, recently relocating and installing a new $700,000 waste treatment facility on its Mount Cotton property.
The AWS ANT is an ISO certified biohazardous waste treatment system. It features total automation and full enclosure, thereby offering complete infection control.
The Caltex Soil Remediation Facility has won a Gold award for innovation at the prestigious Edison Awards — an annual competition honouring excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centred design and innovation.
South East Water has received approval from the Victorian EPA to shorten the minimum drying and storage period for biosolids at two of its treatment plants.
The Woodlawn Eco-precinct, located near Goulburn in southern NSW, recently celebrated the ground breaking of a new facility which will help close the loop on Sydney's residual waste.
Dr Justin Chalker has led the development of a new, cheap, non-toxic polymer that literally sucks mercury out of water and soil.
Researchers at Murdoch University's Algae Research and Development Centre are investigating whether the effluent from piggeries can be treated with micro- and macroalgae so that species of the organism can be fed back to pigs.