Waste

Researchers turn carbon dioxide back into coal

04 March, 2019 by Gosia Kaszubska | Supplied by: RMIT University

Researchers have used liquid metals to turn CO2 back into solid coal, in a breakthrough that could transform our approach to carbon capture and storage.


Poll results support red-bin recycling

28 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Council of Recycling

A NSW poll has shown strong public support for red-bin recycling, affirming the state government's recent move to secure the future of the alternative waste treatment industry.


Research to save millions of tonnes of glass from landfill

25 February, 2019

A new process turning waste glass into everyday products could save tens of millions of tonnes of glass from going to landfill every year.


Evaporation project manages manure

25 February, 2019 | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

Livestock waste management is a problem facing the global farming industry. Cost-effective and integrated solutions are needed to address the problem.


Tech travels to rural NSW to transform attitudes to waste

25 February, 2019

Workshops in rural NSW will showcase waste technology developed at UNSW Sydney in a bid to enhance local manufacturing capability and reduce waste.


Greens pledge $500 million for recycling infrastructure

21 February, 2019

Greens' waste and recycling spokesperson Senator Peter Whish-Wilson said urgent federal action is needed to end Australia's recycling crisis.


Infrared pocket scanner tests shelf life

21 February, 2019

A pocket-size food scanner will allow future consumers and supermarket operators to test food freshness.


Problematic waste turned into pellets with extruder

15 February, 2019

Scientists have developed a cylindrical extruder that they believe will revolutionise the processing of recyclable materials.


WA households get three bins under new waste strategy

14 February, 2019

The WA Government has released its Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 to guide the state in becoming a sustainable, low-waste circular economy.


Booming after the war… on waste

12 February, 2019

Product stewardship advocate Dr Helen Lewis said now is a great time to be involved in the resource recovery industry.


FLIR GF77 Gas Find IR uncooled thermal camera for methane detection

07 February, 2019 | Supplied by: FLIR Systems Australia Pty Ltd

FLIR Systems has announced the FLIR GF77 Gas Find IR, a thermal camera for detecting methane. The handheld camera offers inspection professionals the features they need to find potentially dangerous, invisible methane leaks.


Companies come together for waste-free shopping platform

01 February, 2019 | Supplied by: TerraCycle

Loop will enable consumers to responsibly consume a variety of products in customised, brand-specific durable packaging that is collected, cleaned, refilled and re-used.


Fluid Components International ST51A Biogas Flow Meter

31 January, 2019 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The ST51A Biogas Flow Meter, from Fluid Components International (FCI), is designed specifically for dirty, potentially hazardous biogas processes.


Constructions costs cut with on-site recycling

28 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Soilstone

Unwanted or excess soil material, demolished concrete and brick material can be engineered to form a mass-engineered soil structure for use and function on construction sites.


New facility to divert 90% of mixed waste from landfill

25 January, 2019

The Resource Recovery Facility will have the ability to sort all the contents of the Shoalhaven City Council's mixed-waste bins, with a capacity of 100,000 tonnes per year.


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