Waste

Greener recycling for PPE waste

03 February, 2022

Cornell University engineers have come up with a solution to sustainably recycle used surgical masks, plastic face shields, and medical gloves and gowns.


Metso Outotec Index metal recycling data collection system

23 December, 2021 | Supplied by: Metso Australia Limited

The Metso Outotec Index operating and production data collection system from its metal recycling business transfers relevant data from the recycling machine directly to the user's equipment.


B-cycle battery recycling scheme

23 December, 2021 | Supplied by: Battery Stewardship Council

The Battery Stewardship Council Australia's public program B-cycle Scheme has been designed to ensure the responsible recycling of used batteries.


Thought Leaders 2022: Laureate Professor Ravi Naidu

22 December, 2021 | Supplied by: CRC CARE

The circular economy evolution and AI technology can provide enormous opportunities in the context of waste management and reuse, according to Professor Naidu.


UNTHA ZR two-shaft shredder

20 December, 2021 | Supplied by: FOCUS enviro

The UNTHA ZR two-shaft shredder is designed for waste, wood and metal shredding.


From dead tyres to liquid fuels

20 December, 2021

Australia generates around 450,000 tonnes or 56 million of end-of-life tyres on average, every year.


70,000 tonnes of opportunity, and local councils are showing us how to take advantage of it

17 December, 2021 | Supplied by: Tyre Stewardship Australia Limited

The Tyre Export Ban came into effect on 1 December 2021 and Australia now has a challenge: what do we do with the 70,000 tonnes of tyres once sent offshore each year?


How waste management operators are dealing with new challenges to operate in residential areas as land conflicts arise

14 December, 2021 by Alex Zamudio, Environmental Intelligence Advisor at Envirosuite | Supplied by: Envirosuite Operations Pty Ltd

Communities are increasingly impatient about slow and indecisive responses to odour complaints, so it is more important than ever that operators can minimise uncertainty.


Tyrecycle launches $10m tyre recycling plant

06 December, 2021 | Supplied by: Tyrecycle

Tyrecycle has launched a tyre recycling plant that will be able to deal with tonnes of tyre waste produced in Australia each year, previously sent offshore.


Professor Veena Sahajwalla named Australian of the Year NSW in 2022

16 November, 2021

UNSW SMaRT Centre Director and microrecycling scientist Professor Veena Sahajwalla has been named as the Australian of the Year, New South Wales in 2022.


REDcycle partners with iQ Renew to boost soft plastic recovery

12 November, 2021

The partnership of REDcycle and iQ Renew will help to transform the resource recovery of plastic waste, eventually creating packaging-to-packaging recycling.


Recyclables facility opens in SA during National Recycling Week

08 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Re.Group Pty Ltd

The South Australian facility is designed to process 60,000 tonnes of yellow bin recyclables every year and meet the Council of Australian Government's Export Ban requirements.


CEFC green hydrogen funds to fuel zero-emission truck project

08 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Clean Energy Finance Corporation

CEFC's first investment under the Advancing Hydrogen Fund will help develop a local hydrogen economy while driving down emissions in the transport sector.


Envirosuite partners with Aeroqual

05 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Envirosuite Operations Pty Ltd

The partnership will join Envirosuite and Aeroqual technologies to help solve complex air quality challenges across mining, waste, wastewater and industrial sectors.


Waste collection vehicles drive environmental change in Whyalla

05 November, 2021 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

New collection vehicles launched by Veolia and Whyalla City Council are set to do more than pick up the towns' recycling and waste.


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