Waste

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.


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.


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.


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.


Canada Bay trials high-tech waste system

30 September, 2019

The City of Canada Bay and Smartsensor Technologies have launched a smart waste network incorporating long-range wide-area network (LoRaWAN) technology.


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...


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.


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.


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.


Researchers make biocomposites from discarded stone

26 September, 2019

Researchers at The University of British Columbia Okanagan are using polymers and natural stone slurry waste to make environmentally friendly stone composites.


Foam solution mops up oil

26 September, 2019

A team of researchers from Queensland University of Technology has developed a non-toxic, low-cost foam for cleaning up oil spills.


Plasma gasification: a way to boost the circular economy

25 September, 2019 by Spyridon Achinas*

It is essential to obtain a better understanding of plasma gasification (PG) and its impacts on the environment, society and the economy. PG is a technology that could be used to divert waste from landfill.


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.


EPA waste disposal guidelines for C&D industry in NSW

19 September, 2019

The NSW EPA has published two documents to help the construction and demolition industry strengthen their waste disposal processes.


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