What does ESG and urban growth mean for waste operators?

04 August, 2022 by Alex Zamudio* | Supplied by: Envirosuite Operations Pty Ltd

How waste management operators are building trust and renewing their social licence to operate as residential areas encroach and the spectre of land conflicts arises.

Biofeed Separator food waste management technology

03 August, 2022 | Supplied by: Biofeed

The Biofeed Separator is an innovative, scalable and proven food waste management technology that sustainably closes the loop on all types of food waste.

Textile circularity: cotton fields 'swallow up' textile waste

28 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Coreo

A trial returning cotton textile waste to cotton fields in Goondiwindi, Queensland, shows promising results.

Biax recycled building system

28 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Biax

Biax is a recycled, recyclable, Australian-made product that can provide an alternative to the waffle pod.

Textiles to biofuels initiative

28 July, 2022 | Supplied by: Ventia

Ventia has collaborated with Veolia to deliver an innovative solution for textile destruction using a recycling system that converts textiles to biofuel.

Chemists make methane-binding discovery

13 July, 2022 | Supplied by: University of New South Wales

Scientists from UNSW have found that osmium can be used to bind inert methane for hours, possibly opening the door to converting it into useful fuel.

Researchers make plastic from garbage

06 July, 2022

Scientists at Chalmers University of Technology are working on technology to extract carbon from waste and use it to make renewable plastics.

Scientists use brewery waste to make 'artificial atoms'

29 June, 2022

Quantum dots, also called artificial atoms, have been using spent grain as a source of carbon.

Australia launches plastics innovation hub in Vietnam

27 June, 2022 | Supplied by: CSIRO

Intended to solve the problem of plastic waste in the region, the hub will boost collaboration between researchers, communities, governments and businesses.

Australian beach plastic pollution has reduced by a third

17 June, 2022 | Supplied by: CSIRO

The CSIRO has released research that shows the level of plastics pollution on beaches has been cut by almost a third.

Brewing up a renewable source of hydrogen peroxide

17 June, 2022

Scientists in Japan have developed a method of extracting hydrogen peroxide from spent coffee grounds and tea leaf residue.

Out of puff: end-of-life plan needed for wind turbine blades

17 June, 2022

Tens of thousands of wind turbine blades will end up in landfill within a decade unless end-of-life programs are established, according to a study led by UniSA.

$15 million to advance e-waste resource recovery

07 June, 2022

Scipher Technologies has received $15m in funding to advance urban mining technologies that optimise raw material and commodity recovery contained in end-of-life electronic and electrical equipment.

The e-waste crunch: why Australian organisations need to move away from a discard mentality

06 June, 2022 by Michael Dyson, VP of Sales, APAC at SOTI | Supplied by: SOTI Inc. Australia

SOTI's latest research report, Reduce, Reuse, Rethink: From Discard Mentality to Tech Sustainability, highlights the premature disposal of devices in enterprise settings.

Re.Group acquires Polytrade

01 June, 2022 | Supplied by: Re.Group Pty Ltd

Re.Group's acquisition of recycling service provider Polytrade will allow it to move further into value-adding of end products and remanufacturing within the domestic market.

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