Partnership creating wealth from waste

02 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Aqseptence Group

A partnership between Aqseptence Group and Colubris Cleantech will deliver bespoke, waste recycling solutions to the Australian and New Zealand market.

PM visits Downer Reconomy facility

30 August, 2019

Downer's Rosehill asphalt plant and Reconomy facility have received a visit from Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews.

Racecourse operator turfs out single-use plastic cups

28 August, 2019

The Australian Turf Club has partnered with re-usable cup supplier WISE – It’s In Your Hands to prevent more than 500,000 single-use disposable plastic cups from ending up in landfill.

City of Sydney trials food scrap project

27 August, 2019

More than 4000 homes are participating in a City of Sydney trial to divert food scraps from landfill by turning them into green energy or plant fertiliser.

Vic Govt funds SKM plant resurrection

27 August, 2019

The Andrews Labor Government is providing Victoria's recycling sector with a $10 million loan to help resolve the state's waste crisis following the closure of SKM's recycling plants.

Researchers tackle polyurethane waste

27 August, 2019

A research team from the University of Illinois has developed a method to break down polyurethane waste and turn it into useful products.

Melbourne's global search for recycling tech

23 August, 2019

The City of Melbourne is embarking on an international search for innovative technologies that will expand and enhance its network of waste and recycling hubs.

Counteracting waste levies with recycling solutions

23 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Method Recycling Australia Pty Ltd

The best thing organisations can do to mitigate the impact of increasing costs and social pressures is to implement an effective and long-term recycling solution.

Wood chemistry turns nut shells into sunscreen

19 August, 2019

A team of international scientists has found an eco-friendly way to produce potential sunscreens from cashew nut shells.

From lithium waste to cathode feedstock

14 August, 2019

Lithium Australia has developed a technique to produce refined lithium phosphate using spent Li-ion batteries as a feed material.

More recycling = more travelling in Rome

08 August, 2019

The city of Rome is fighting plastic waste by awarding metro credit to commuters who recycle their PET bottles.

International expert joins Australia's fight against food waste

07 August, 2019

Sustainable food systems expert Mark Barthel has been called upon to help Australia address the $20 billion of food wasted every year.

City combats waste crisis with fast-track strategy

05 August, 2019

The City of Melbourne will fast-track elements of its Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy to address the state's recycling crisis.

VWMA urges recycling despite state recycling crisis

29 July, 2019

The Victorian Waste Management Association is urging Victorians to keep recycling despite interruption to the state's waste and recycling network.

NZ researchers turn chicken feathers into fire retardant

25 July, 2019

Research from The University of Auckland has discovered that chicken feathers can be used as a base for a fire retardant.

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