Waste

Report says e-waste will double by 2050

14 October, 2019

Ahead of International E-Waste Day, the United Nations University has released a report estimating that global e-waste will more than double by 2050 to reach approximately 111 million tonnes per year.


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.


NSW and Vic not fantastic on plastic, says WWF

10 October, 2019

WWF-Australia has rated the nation's states and territories on their efforts to tackle single-use plastics — NSW and Victoria fall at the bottom of the scorecard.


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.


Recycled product innovation gets funding boost

08 October, 2019

Sustainability Victoria is providing $1.6 million in funding to projects that are developing products sourced from recycled glass, plastic, paper and e-waste.


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.


Solving South Africa's mounting tyre problem

03 October, 2019

Green Distillation Technologies has signed an agreement worth up to $50 million to establish up to five tyre recycling plants in South Africa.


Diverseco robotic waste recycling sorting solutions

03 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Diverseco

Diverseco will be showcasing its range of intelligent, fully automated robotics sorting systems at the Australasian Waste & Recovery Expo in Sydney.


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 | Supplied by: Method Recycling Australia Pty Ltd

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.


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

30 September, 2019 | Supplied by: FOCUS enviro

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


The future of high-quality PEF

30 September, 2019 by Ben Sawley* | Supplied by: ResourceCo Pty Ltd

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 to trial zero waste to landfill store

30 September, 2019

Coles is trialling a zero waste to landfill supermarket at Wentworth Point to kickstart a boost in sustainable processes throughout its stores.


FPD Recycling FPD PRO recycling technology

30 September, 2019 | Supplied by: FPD Recycling

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.


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