Waste

Victorian waste-to-energy plant gets thumbs up

06 August, 2020

A waste-to-energy facility in Dandenong, Victoria, has been given the go-ahead after Great Southern Waste Technologies, assisted by SMEC, gained environmental approval.


Powder coating: an unacknowledged waste stream

04 August, 2020 by Robert Gianello* and Sankar Bhattacharya**

Monash research reveals the extent of microplastics in the environment and a little known contributor in a class of its own.


Rocket Composter takes off in Australia

03 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Eco Guardians Pty Ltd

A community farm in Victoria will divert 200–300 kg of food and green waste from landfill every day using the Rocket Composter from Tidy Planet.


Sutherland Shire Council rolls out recycled roads trial

29 July, 2020

The council has rolled out an innovative road construction project, trialling a method that recycles existing road surfaces by reapplying them as part of a 'foamed asphalt' mix.


Source Separation Systems MultiSort recycling system

27 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Source Separation Systems Pty Ltd

The modular recycling solution gives users the flexibility to select individual recycling bins for specific locations.


Creating cost-effective waste reduction solutions

22 July, 2020 | Supplied by: BIC Services Pty Ltd

Tips for delivering cost-effective waste reduction solutions to businesses, from George Tsiamis at BIC Services.


Carapac crustacean-based packaging

21 July, 2020

Carapac is a sustainable, durable, home compostable plastic packaging alternative made from crustacean shell waste.


FCI ST80, ST100 and MT100 Thermal Mass Flow Meters

02 July, 2020 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The ST80, ST100 and MT100 Thermal Mass Flow Meters from Fluid Components International (FCI) are suitable for waste-to-energy incineration plants.


Landfill waste crisis the focus of new research hub

02 July, 2020

A new research hub designed to address Australia's overflowing landfill waste is now being developed.


REDWAVE MATE sensor-based recycling sorting technology

25 June, 2020 | Supplied by: REDWAVE

REDWAVE MATE is an artificial intelligence system designed to monitor and optimise recycling plants.


New CEO for SA's WRISA

18 June, 2020

A new Chief Executive Officer has been appointed at South Australia's Waste and Recycling Industry Association.


Manrags will recycle your glad rags

17 June, 2020

An initiative launched by CouriersPlease and sustainable sock company Manrags spells good news for textile recycling in Australia.


Waste matters in the City of Casey

04 June, 2020

The city signed a commercial contract with sustainability technology company Matter to equip bins in public spaces with smart waste sensors.


Sustainable Kiwi bikinis please US buyers

28 May, 2020

As parts of North America begin to emerge from lockdown, New Zealand company Kalakoa Swim has seen a surge in interest for its sustainability-conscious bikinis.


Demand will drive soft plastics recycling

28 May, 2020 by Wendy Chapman, Clean Up Australia | Supplied by: Clean Up Australia Ltd

We need to build an inclusive, circular economy and work together to create a market for the material we recycle.


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