While spills are unlikely to be eliminated, prevention and mitigation can be practised to reduce the incidence of this event. Store-Safe provides some information on the key elements for spill control: evaluation, assessment, storage and spill retention.
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.
Murdoch University scientists have combined engineering and modern biotechnology in a process that will combat offending industry odours — particularly wastewater treatment and secondary waste processing.
An agreement which has the potential to increase recycling of computer equipment from Australian households, and create many jobs, has been announced by The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) and the Total Environment Centre (TEC).
The Ministry of Transport is offering motorists in Christchurch and Wellington instant rewards when they scrap unwanted vehicles. Participating vehicle recyclers will also be giving these motorists the chance to win a brand new Toyota Corolla.
A combination of engineering and modern biotechnology has been harnessed to combat offending odours produced by many industries including wastewater treatment and secondary waste processing.
Sydney recycler WSN Environmental Solutions has processed a quarter of a million tonnes of resources in its materials recycling facility (MRF) at Macarthur Resource Recovery Park at Narellan.
Lear Siegler, in conjunction with Thermo Fisher Scientific, has released the TEOM series 1405 for ambient particulate monitoring, featuring modernised electronics and a touch-screen user interface packaged in a single cabinet.
The Evashred EV65E Multiwaste Shredder is a strong, durable machine which has the ability to shred high-throughput volume. Suitable for document destruction, paper and plastic shredding, its design is based on two previous models: EV45E and EV60E.
One of Australia’s greatest pests, the cane toad, is about to serve a useful purpose as mulch in the sugar cane crops it has traditionally multiplied in.
A $50 million advanced waste treatment plant will establish Western Sydney residents as the most effective recyclers in NSW.
Over the last week, New Zealanders saved 48 tonnes of waste from going to landfill as part of this year’s Fisher & Paykel Appliances’ recycling days.