Waste

Odour monitor for environment and security

23 June, 2009 | Supplied by: http://www.chemosensory.com

The E-Nose Mk3.3 series is a real-time continuous odour monitor for outdoor air quality management in a wide range of industrial contexts.


Recycling made easier in major Lend Lease shopping centres

19 June, 2009

Shoppers and shopping centre staff will now be able to recycle efficiently and effectively while away from home thanks to a new industry-funded initiative between the Packaging Stewardship Forum (PSF) of the Australian Food and Grocery Council and Lend Lease Retail.


National battery recycling charges ahead

09 June, 2009

In the lead-up to World Environment Day, SITA Environmental Solutions is charging up battery recycling in Australia with the national launch of its Battery Recycling program.


Putting tyres on the recycling road

29 May, 2009 | Supplied by: CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering

CSIRO is working with Australian company VR TEK Operations to design and develop a new, improved method of recycling waste rubber which could be used to make new tyres, industrial insulation, road pavement, flooring or geotextiles for retaining walls and embankments.


Sorbents

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Brady Australia Pty Ltd

Re-form is an eco-friendly sorbent made from a minimum of 70% recycled waste and other cellulose.


Stand for strap recycling

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Fromm Packaging Australia

A versatile stand has been designed to help users save time when recycling sorted steel and PET strapping into two separate recycling bins. The stand is used for moving the Sweed Strap Choppers over the separate bins.


Container cleaning and crushing system

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Aquasol

Used steel and plastic drums have presented a disposal issue to many industries; Aquasol Products is now importing the Drumbeaters range from the US to help address this problem.


Organic absorbent

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Aquasol

Spilldoktor has released the reSorb range of organic absorbent materials, offering an alternative to conventional absorbent pads and socks which are made from fossil fuel. The range is made from recycled and renewable natural fibres, using a bonding technology that means the pads have a smooth, low-lint finish.


Reverse vending machine

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Envirobank

Sydney’s Metcentre shopping centre complex has installed a reverse vending machine from Envirobank to manage the centre’s recyclable waste, lower its environmental impact and engage with customers.


Measuring soil CO2 flux

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: John Morris Scientific Pty Ltd

Increasing CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere and the resulting consequences for the earth’s climate make understanding the sources and sinks of carbon and their exchange with the atmosphere a high research priority around the world. Soil CO2 flux makes a significant contribution to the total carbon balance and is driven by complex environmental and biological processes that are variable in space and time.


Bunding range

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Aquasol

Spilldoktor has released a polyethylene bunding range that safely stores a wide spectrum of liquids and liquid waste containers. The range includes 2- and 4-drum bunds and single and double IBC bunds.


Ambient gas analysers

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Ecotech Pty Ltd

The Serinus gas analyser series is suitable for the environmental monitoring industry. The series has a modular layout and uses standardised, low-wattage, cost-effective components.


Recycling and saving landfill capacity

28 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Flip Screen Australia Pty Ltd

Albury City Council is using a Flip Screen screening and recycling attachment at its Waste Management Centre to screen bricks, concrete and timber out of its landfill operations.


Contaminated soil recycling machine

27 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Enviropacific Services Pty Ltd

The Hitachi SR200G Soilfixer soil recycler uses a number of methods — including micro-encapsulation and chemical fixation — to reduce the hazard potential of solid wastes by decreasing the leachable concentration of the contaminants.


IT recycling self-assessment tool

27 May, 2009 | Supplied by: Greenbox

Greenbox has launched a free self-assessment tool for businesses to help them rate their recycling programs. The assessment is completed via an online survey on Greenbox’s website and includes questions on disposal strategies, compliance with laws and standards, and internal accountability.


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