Shaping the future of EV battery stewardship

09 June, 2023

BSC CEO Libby Chaplin and Curtin University Professor Peter Newman have called for immediate action on EV battery stewardship and recycling.

Emerson tech used to optimise the waste-to-energy process

07 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Emerson is helping HaloSep to optimise its process that turns hazardous incinerator flue gas residue from waste-to-energy plants into usable materials.

Inter IKEA investing in NZ plastic waste technology

06 June, 2023

IKEA has acquired a 12.5% stake in New Zealand plastic waste deep tech company NILO, an Auckland-based company focused on turning waste plastics into new products.

StyroCycle expanded polystyrene recycling scheme launches

31 May, 2023

Households and small businesses in Australia now have an option to dispose of expanded polystyrene packaging waste to be recycled.

"Biodegradable" plastic label may be misleading

30 May, 2023

A widely used compostable plastic has been found to persist unchanged in marine environments for at least 14 months, according to a study.

Breaking the Plastic Habit program awarded

16 May, 2023

Brookfield Properties has been awarded a CitySwitch Award in recognition of its Breaking the Plastic Habit program in Australia.

Using waste rubber for steel manufacturing

09 May, 2023

In a collaborative project between Australian businesses and organisations, a novel steel manufacturing process using waste rubber feedstock has been commercialised.

Paper cups recognised as recyclable

09 May, 2023

Simply Cups has been recognised as an Alternative Destination under the Australasian Recycling Label, giving instructions on how to recycle paper cups.

Pelletising unit to boost WA soft plastics recycling

01 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Remondis Australia Pty Ltd

REMONDIS Australia has secured a pelletising unit that converts old plastics to pellets used as feedstock in making materials for similar products.

Fungi could consume hard-to-recycle plastic

24 April, 2023

Polypropylene is a common plastic that is used for a wide variety of products, accounting for about 28% of the world's plastic waste.

Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo in Sydney this July

24 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Diversified Communications Australia

AWRE is set to offer an exciting agenda of events across the two days, with registration now open.

Trial solution for aged care waste problem

20 March, 2023

Essity has launched a large-scale trial to find a better way to dispose of used incontinence products.

EXAIR Industrial Vacuum Systems

14 March, 2023 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR manufactures industrial duty vacuums for chip removal, liquid transfer and cleaning.

Getting smarter with waste bin management

01 March, 2023 | Supplied by: University of South Australia

UniSA researchers are using AI to work out how best to manage waste collections from public rubbish bins.

'Plastic-eating' enzymes to help combat textile waste

27 February, 2023

Scientists at the University of Portsmouth are using enzyme technology to develop a solution for the growing pile of polyester clothing waste.

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