Waste

Long-term solutions required to solve recycling crisis, says VWMA

23 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Victorian Waste Management Association

Long-term solutions are needed to manage Victoria's growing growing waste and commingled recycling streams.


Brisbane-based makerspace gives e-waste a second life

22 February, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Social enterprise, makerspace and e-waste recycling centre Substation33 improves the mental health and wellbeing of its participants while also enabling them to give back to the environment.


Improved sorting system for recycling facilities

15 February, 2018 | Supplied by: NORD Drivesystems (Aust) Pty Ltd

Container Deposit Systems Australia (CDSA) recently approached SAGE Automation with an unusual automation challenge.


Get smart and reduce waste

07 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Telford Smith Engineering Pty Ltd

Following success overseas, smart waste compacting bins and balers that communicate are now saving Australian businesses time, space and money.


Now you can own a piece of TerraCycle

07 February, 2018 | Supplied by: TerraCycle

All categories of investor now have the opportunity to invest in TerraCycle's US operating company.


Cleanaway waste management fleet arrives on the Central Coast

02 February, 2018 | Supplied by: Cleanaway

A fleet of 72 waste and recycling collection trucks from Cleanaway has rolled into the Central Coast Council as part of a contract to deliver essential waste management collection services to the area.


Unilever calls for industry action on packaging waste

25 January, 2018 | Supplied by: Unilever Australia

Unilever CEO Paul Polman is urging members of the consumer goods industry to help accelerate progress towards the circular economy and address plastic leakage into the world's natural systems.


Pick up a bargain at the City of Swan's new tip shop

11 January, 2018 | Supplied by: City of Swan

A new tip shop has opened in the City of Swan, giving new life to unwanted recyclable treasures by recovering, inspecting and selling them for a bargain.


Automated sorting technology

10 January, 2018 | Supplied by: TOMRA Sorting Solutions Pty Ltd

SKM Recycling has selected TOMRA Sorting Recycling to supply 40 AUTOSORT units with the latest features and new 3D laser technology for three new sorting facilities.


Veolia acquires ACTQ Septic Services, builds liquid waste capability

19 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Veolia Australia and New Zealand

Veolia Australia and New Zealand has announced its acquisition of ACTQ Septic Services, building on its liquid waste services offering in the ACT.


Management of radioactive waste using Australian technology

13 December, 2017

Australian technology at a soon-to-be-built radioactive waste treatment facility could dramatically reduce the volume of waste compared to other methods.


China forces government's hand on waste policy, comments from WMAA

12 December, 2017 | Supplied by: Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Aust

Industry has signalled to government for a long time that relying on the export markets for recyclables was dangerous and now we find ourselves, with the change in China's legislation, walking towards this inevitability.


Odour management in landfills

11 December, 2017 | Supplied by: OdourPro

Odour management has always been an underlying challenge when it comes to waste management activities such as landfills.


Create a more sustainable workplace this Waste Not, Want Not Day

08 December, 2017 | Supplied by: TechCollect

TechCollect is calling on Australian businesses to increase their recycling efforts and help reduce the amount of e-waste currently going into landfill ahead of its annual Waste Not, Want Not Day on 13 December.


Fancy a fish-skin leather jacket?

08 December, 2017

A small business in The Islands of Tahiti is utilising leftover raw materials from the ever-popular fishing industry to reduce wastage by creating fish-skin leather.


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