Waste

New facility to solve Vic's toxic waste challenges

11 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Remondis Australia Pty Ltd

A new recycling facility to be built by Remondis Australia in Dandenong, Victoria, will process a third of the state's solvent waste each year.


Thought Leaders 2021: Simon Brown

17 December, 2020 | Supplied by: ResourceCo Pty Ltd

As Managing Director, ResourceCo, Simon Brown is one of the pioneers of repurposing of waste in Australia. He shares his insights and predictions for the circular economy in 2021.


Car battery recycling program saves tonnes of waste from landfill

11 December, 2020

A car battery recycling program is allowing RACQ to reduce its environmental footprint and prevent 2500 tonnes of potential waste from going to landfill each year.


Grant gives BioPak go-ahead for composting infrastructure expansion

02 December, 2020

Grant winner BioPak will use the funding to develop and support its new nationwide program, The Compost Network.


A circular economy for plastics: the time is now

30 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Cleanaway

The right environment has been created to drive forward the circular economy for plastics in Australia.


Recycled bread tags see Tip Top on top for sustainable packaging

27 November, 2020

Tip Top has introduced 100% recycled and recyclable cardboard bread tags in what is reported to be an Australian first.


Vic recycling revolution sees launch of new innovation centre

23 November, 2020

CEBIC has launched in Victoria, creating a collaborative hub to create solutions to reduce waste, increase recycling and reuse, and generate new revenue for Victorian businesses.


Matchmaker ASPIRE rehomes recovered resources

20 November, 2020

The ASPIRE online marketplace matches up businesses to exchange, reuse and recycle materials that would otherwise be diverted to landfill.


Coming soon: program to recycle kids' car seats

19 November, 2020

Old, unwanted and potentially unsafe child car safety seats will be given a new lease of life under a government-funded program that will recover and recycle the seats.


AI monitor slashes food waste

17 November, 2020

A Dutch company has developed a waste-monitoring technology that will allow restaurants, caterers and other companies to drastically decrease food waste.


Clean and green: new microrecycling technique transforms aluminium

12 November, 2020

A discovery by the UNSW SMaRT Centre could start a 'green aluminium' manufacturing revolution and bolster efforts to advance Australia's manufacturing industry.


EMI Controls H1 Dust Control System

12 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

Italian emission control company EMI Controls has developed the H1 Dust Control System, a versatile misting system that's tailored to suit each application — large or small.


Coles soft plastics recycled in carpark concrete

12 November, 2020

A concrete slab carpark made partly from recycled soft plastics is under installation at Coles Horsham, cementing a partnership between Coles, RED Group, Replas and RMIT University.


Vic gets moving on recycling shake-up

03 November, 2020

The Victorian Government is requesting consultation on a planned container deposit scheme, which will form part of a significant overhaul of the state's recycling system.


Sydney office towers fight food waste

23 October, 2020

Sydney's Grosvenor Place is combating food waste by installing a dehydration system that converts food waste into fertiliser.


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