A world-class commercial plastic milk bottle wash and recycling facility, serving communities across the whole of the South Island of New Zealand, has been officially opened by the Hon Dr Nick Smith, Minister for the Environment. The plant was commissioned in August and is now processing 600 kg of milk bottles per hour or 100,000 bottles per day.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will allow four southern Sydney councils to provide residual waste transfer, processing and disposal services in their local government areas via a joint tender and contract process.
Parramatta and Auburn City Councils are encouraging businesses in one of Sydney’s most significant industrial hubs to take part in a new waste exchange program designed to reduce landfill and enhance inter-business community relationships.
According to a new study, Australians are looking for more container recycling facilities, especially when they are away from home.
The equivalent of half a million champagne bottles is expected to be recycled at this week’s Spring Racing Carnival at Flemington.
NSW Maritime is staging Exercise Stingray today to test the NSW marine incident response capability to events such as shipping accidents in our ports and coastal waters.
Attendees at the CleanUp 09 conference in Adelaide will hear how millions of tonnes of unwanted waste spewed out by Australia's power stations, mineral processing plants and municipalities can be re-used to create fertility, health, wealth, beauty and abundance.
A new recycling initiative will significantly reduce waste to landfill by enabling shoppers to recycle.
Exair’s Heavy Duty Threaded Line Vac Conveyors convert ordinary pipe into a powerful conveying system for bulk materials including steel shot, metal parts, scrap and trim. Designed for rugged, industrial applications, it has a hardened alloy construction that helps prevent premature wear. The device features large throat diameters that make it possible to convey more material over long vertical and horizontal lengths. The conveying rate is claimed to be typically twice that of ordinary air powered conveyors.
The Model 200 Personal Environmental Monitor is a lightweight personal sampler for collecting airborne particles in the PM2.5 and PM10 size ranges. PM2.5 and PM10 particles are airborne particles less than 2.5 and 10 µm, respectively. They are frequently used to provide a measure of airborne particle concentration for studying potential health effects of airborne particles in the indoor or outdoor environment.
Camden Soil Mix (CSM) has joined with Liverpool City Council to help close the loop on recycling using an organic enriched top-dressing mix to repair sporting fields suffering wear and tear from the winter football codes.
Origin Insulation has chosen AXO Shredders to pre-shred waste paper and card at its cellulose insulation manufacturing facility in Melbourne.
The Volvo FE waste truck is powered by a new Euro 5-compliant, 7-litre, 6-cylinder diesel engine, which generates 300 hp. The engine is turbocharged and the wide torque range and quick response to accelerator ensures good driveability.
The construction of Sydney’s Desalination Plant has been a logistically complex undertaking for project manager the Water Delivery Alliance (WDA) in the management of waste. Being an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC) approved company for the management and permanent disposal of waste streams such as on this project, Worth Recycling was appointed to work on two main sites of the project.