To improve recovery ratios, a real-time monitoring system is required as part of the mechanical waste segregation process — a limitation of current technologies.
The Australian Conservation Foundation has revealed that 90% of polluting facilities are in postcodes with low–middle weekly household incomes.
TonerPlas is an asphalt additive made up of recycled plastic bags, toner cartridges and glass bottles.
Charles Sturt Council has been using recycled plastic fibres known as Emesh for a number of new footpath and community upgrades.
The City of Sydney is inviting 100 apartment buildings and 300 houses to join a food scraps collection trial, set to commence in mid-2019.
Successive NSW governments have spent the past 18 years spreading waste from household red bins across farms, in a bid to reduce landfill and rejuvenate soil.
Plastic bags and soft plastic remain the largest problem items in recycling bins, according to a survey of randomly selected bins by Willoughby City Council.
Frasers Property is aiming to create the world's most sustainable shopping centre at Burwood Brickworks in Melbourne, requiring a focus on innovative waste minimisation.
The Energy from Waste (EfW) Technology Parliamentary Inquiry was established to inquire into matters relating to the waste disposal industry in NSW.
System 001, deployed by The Ocean Cleanup, is designed to be propelled by wind and waves, allowing it to passively catch and concentrate plastic debris in front of it.