Waste

ACCC reauthorises Tyre Stewardship Scheme

01 June, 2018

The ACCC has granted a further six years of authorisation to the Tyre Stewardship Scheme, designed to increase the recycling of tyres.


Qld Govt releases directions paper for new waste strategy

01 June, 2018

The Queensland Government is moving forward on its comprehensive waste management strategy, a key component of which will be the introduction of a waste levy.


Geotech GA5000 portable landfill gas analyser

01 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The GA5000 is an easy to use and calibrate portable gas analyser, built for the landfill gas market, which helps to standardise monitoring routines.


Call for governments to encourage better plastic recycling

30 May, 2018

Plastic recycling is failing to reach its full potential due to low recovery rates of plastic waste, poor quality of recycled plastic and a lack of price incentives.


Clever sorting system removes foreign particles from compost

23 May, 2018 | Supplied by: STEINERT Australia Pty Ltd

The UniSort Black, from sorting specialist STEINERT, ejects foreign particles out of organic material and creates a pure intermediate product suitable for compost.


HRS Unicus heat exchangers

22 May, 2018 | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

The Unicus from HRS Heat Exchangers has been specifically designed to provide effective heat transfer with a wide range of difficult materials across a range of industries, particularly those which have a high fouling potential.


Recycling services protected in spite of National Sword

22 May, 2018

The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council and the Australian Local Government Association have agreed to stand together to protect household recycling.


Tyre recycling facility opens in Auckland

21 May, 2018

The facility will process 15,000 tonnes of end-of-life tyres in the first 24 months and reach full capacity of 30,000 tonnes, or around 3 million tyres, per annum after 36 months.


AII portable oxygen analysers with ATEX certification

01 May, 2018 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The portable galvanic electrochemical oxygen analyser range from Advanced Instruments Inc (AII) now has ATEX approval for use in atmospheres containing acetylene and/or hydrogen.


Environment ministers commit to eliminating packaging to landfill

30 April, 2018

Ministers have agreed that 100% of Australian packaging should be recyclable, compostable or re-usable by 2025 or earlier.


Lithium battery recycling plant opens north of Melbourne

27 April, 2018 | Supplied by: Sustainability Victoria

Envirostream Australia has opened a $2 million battery recycling facility at New Gisborne, which is claimed to be the first plant in Australia to recycle lithium batteries.


Green groups come together to call for a recycling action plan

26 April, 2018

Green groups and the waste and recycling industry have united to advocate for systemic change within Australia.


Outrage over decision to dump recycling in Ipswich

19 April, 2018 by Carolyn Jackson

Industry opposes Ipswich City Council's decision to send all content from yellow lid recycle bins to landfill.


Call for further investment in domestic recycling

17 April, 2018

Further government investment in the domestic recycling sector could result in the creation of hundreds of new jobs, according to ACOR.


Fuel cells produced from recycled carbon fibres

12 April, 2018

German researchers have developed technology that converts recycled carbon fibres into materials for batteries and fuel cells.


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