Waste

Recycling labels are a dog's breakfast, says ACOR

21 August, 2020

An independent audit has revealed that recycling information on consumer products and packaging is confusing for consumers and does not support better recycling.


Microrecycling science: revolutionising recycling and manufacturing

11 August, 2020

UNSW's SMaRT Centre has developed a ‘material microsurgery' technique that can extract valuable materials and elements from complex waste items and reform them.


Albury–Wodonga recycling plant gets green light

07 August, 2020

A world-class recycling facility will be built in Albury–Wodonga to substantially increase the amount of recycled PET plastic produced in Australia each year from local waste.


Yume and SUEZ team up, tackle food waste

06 August, 2020

Yume and SUEZ have entered a partnership that is aimed at limiting commercial food waste in Australia.


Victorian waste-to-energy plant gets thumbs up

06 August, 2020

A waste-to-energy facility in Dandenong, Victoria, has been given the go-ahead after Great Southern Waste Technologies, assisted by SMEC, gained environmental approval.


Monash develops resource recovery process for spent plastics

06 August, 2020

A team of researchers at Monash University is working on a process to turn end-of-life plastics and tyres into useful resources.


Powder coating: an unacknowledged waste stream

04 August, 2020 by Robert Gianello* and Sankar Bhattacharya**

Monash research reveals the extent of microplastics in the environment and a little known contributor in a class of its own.


Rocket Composter takes off in Australia

03 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Eco Guardians Pty Ltd

A community farm in Victoria will divert 200–300 kg of food and green waste from landfill every day using the Rocket Composter from Tidy Planet.


Sutherland Shire Council rolls out recycled roads trial

29 July, 2020

The council has rolled out an innovative road construction project, trialling a method that recycles existing road surfaces by reapplying them as part of a 'foamed asphalt' mix.


Source Separation Systems MultiSort recycling system

27 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Source Separation Systems Pty Ltd

The modular recycling solution gives users the flexibility to select individual recycling bins for specific locations.


Creating cost-effective waste reduction solutions

22 July, 2020 | Supplied by: BIC Services Pty Ltd

Tips for delivering cost-effective waste reduction solutions to businesses, from George Tsiamis at BIC Services.


Carapac crustacean-based packaging

21 July, 2020

Carapac is a sustainable, durable, home compostable plastic packaging alternative made from crustacean shell waste.


FCI ST80, ST100 and MT100 Thermal Mass Flow Meters

02 July, 2020 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The ST80, ST100 and MT100 Thermal Mass Flow Meters from Fluid Components International (FCI) are suitable for waste-to-energy incineration plants.


Landfill waste crisis the focus of new research hub

02 July, 2020

A new research hub designed to address Australia's overflowing landfill waste is now being developed.


REDWAVE MATE sensor-based recycling sorting technology

25 June, 2020 | Supplied by: REDWAVE

REDWAVE MATE is an artificial intelligence system designed to monitor and optimise recycling plants.


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