Melbourne brothers unbox sustainable shipping packaging16 May, 2022
Two brothers are working to tackle e-commerce's plastic contributions through the development of paper-based, compostable packaging.
Hotline launches to 'rescue' ugly produce from farms16 May, 2022
Farmers can call the hotline so that ugly but good-to-eat produce that had been rejected by retailers can be rescued and sold to consumers.
SA's record biosolid yield a poo-tential win for farmers09 May, 2022 | Supplied by: SA Water
Tens of thousands of tonnes of biosolids are collected each year to be provided to farmers as a means of soil improvement.
New research eats through plastic waste02 May, 2022
Able to digest plastic in a matter of days, scientists developed the enzyme with the help of machine learning.
Vic launches recycling grants program29 April, 2022 | Supplied by: Sustainability Victoria
The Vic Government is looking to fund projects that use materials subject to the national waste export bans, in a bid to transform the state's recycling sector.
Scientists upcycle polystyrene with sunlight21 April, 2022
The technique uses light, polystyrene and a catalyst to produce the useful chemical benzoic acid.
Let's turbocharge recycling with a circular approach to policy07 April, 2022 by Suzanne Toumbourou | Supplied by: Australian Council of Recycling
As an integral gear in the circular economy, the recycling industry generates over $15 billion in value to the Australian economy.
Close the Loop expands packaging offerings in US30 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Close the Loop Limited
The recycling company has further expanded its presence in the United States with the launch of Close the Loop Packaging.
RMF gets additional $60m for advanced plastic recycling28 March, 2022
The federal funding complements the $190 million already contributed from the Australian Government and will go towards advanced plastic recycling technology.
Enzyme plastic recycler receives capital investment28 March, 2022 | Supplied by: Clean Energy Finance Corporation
Samsara Eco, the developer of a repeatable technique to recycle plastics using a novel enzyme, has received investment from the CEFC.
Plastic bags see new life as concrete24 March, 2022
Hundreds of thousands of soft plastic bags have been recycled into a concrete aggregate in Queensland, which has kept them from ending up in landfill.
NWRIC announces new CEO18 March, 2022 | Supplied by: National Waste & Recycling Industry Council
Rick Ralph has been appointed as the CEO of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council.
Researchers build electrical device from household waste15 March, 2022
Scientists in the UK have built a wearable electrical device from the sorts of rubbish that could be found in an office waste bin.
Qld aims to halve food waste by 203023 February, 2022
Queenslanders are being urged to have a better relationship with their food as the state looks to halve its food waste by 2030.
From PPE to water, vinegar: a circular solution to healthcare waste21 February, 2022
Researchers have used a hydrothermal deconstruction process to convert PPE waste into water and vinegar.