saveBOARD: turning beverage cartons to construction products

22 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak

saveBOARD has opened its first recycling facility in Australia, processing beverage cartons that would end up in landfill into sturdy construction material.

CEMAC partners with resource recovery specialist BHS Sonthofen

03 February, 2023 | Supplied by: CEMAC technologies

CEMAC technologies has announced its new local partnership with recycling and resource recovery specialist BHS Sonthofen, which is based in Germany.

Veolia wins resource recovery contract with Gold Coast

03 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Veolia plans to uplift resource recovery by 5% for the City of Gold Coast after winning a $280 million contract.

From mixed plastic to fuel: improving the process  

27 January, 2023

A study has found it may be possible to improve the process of recycling hard-to-recycle mixed plastics and generate fuel as a byproduct.

NSW Government offering grant for waste solutions

27 January, 2023 | Supplied by: NSW Government

Local Government Waste Solutions has encouraged NSW councils and regional waste groups to develop waste reduction projects that support the transition to a circular economy.

Diverting C&D waste from landfill to produce new products

17 January, 2023 | Supplied by: CDEnviro

Mildura-based Waters Excavation has invested in a construction and demolition wash plant designed to recover valuable recycled sand and aggregates from concrete waste.

CEO Insights: Lina Goodman, Tyre Stewardship Australia

16 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Tyre Stewardship Australia Limited

Many challenges are forcing businesses to focus on short-term survival, but opportunities for growth may lie outside our cities...

Lithium battery recycling initiative

29 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Australian Battery Recycling Initiative (ABRI)

Researchers at the University of Sydney and ABRI have teamed up to champion the safe and sustainable expansion of NSW's lithium battery recycling industry.

Australia signs up to help end global plastic pollution

16 November, 2022

Minister Tanya Plibersek has announced that Australia will join a global effort to help end plastic pollution by 2040 but some questions remain...

Pact's billion-bottle recycling project wins award in National Recycling Week

10 November, 2022 | Supplied by: Pact Group Pty Ltd

During National Recycling Week this year, Pact Group has won an award for its PET plastic recycling facility that recycles around 1 billion bottles a year.

REDcycle collection program on pause

09 November, 2022

REDcycle has announced that its soft plastics collection program will be on a temporary pause prompting others to call for more mandatory action from govenrment.

Novel waste treatment could fuel rural communities

07 November, 2022

A research team has developed a new method to treat sewage that could eventually convert leftover sludge into renewable gas to fuel vehicles.

Initiative to help SMEs switch to sustainable packaging

03 November, 2022

An industry education initiative has been launched to help small businesses make the switch to sustainable packaging and adopt the Australasian Recycling Label.

Envirosuite and SGS enter into strategic alliance partnership agreement

20 October, 2022 | Supplied by: Envirosuite Operations Pty Ltd

Combining SGS's services with Envirosuite’s platform will allow users to manage compliance requirements and make more informed operating decisions.

reDirecting material from landfill

17 October, 2022

CDE has installed a waste recycling plant for reDirect Recycling at its site in Wetherill Park to divert waste from landfill and to recover valuable resources.

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