Waste

Recycling infrastructure must meet EV battery waste demand

14 November, 2019

A UK study reveals that lithium-ion battery recycling technologies are not keeping pace with the increasing uptake of electric vehicles.


Turning waste into water — Bottles for the Bush

11 November, 2019 | Supplied by: TOMRA Cleanaway

To coincide with the start of National Recycling Week, TOMRA has launched a drought recycling appeal called Bottles for the Bush.


Rising from coal ash waste to cure concrete

08 November, 2019

Researchers may have found a use for tens of millions of tons of waste coal ash — one that could help make concrete more durable and crack-free.


Making landfills a thing of the past

01 November, 2019 | Supplied by: REPURPOSE IT

The Repurpose It C&D washing plant in Victoria converts typically untreatable waste materials into high-value resources.


Avian Machinery Agglomerator

31 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Avian Machinery Pty Ltd

The agglomerate system from Avian generates granules of plastic from recycled plastic.


AWRE opens tomorrow

29 October, 2019

The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo opens tomorrow — bringing together the waste, recycling and resource recovery sector.


Brownfield landfill: the battle for airspace is won on the ground

28 October, 2019 by Nigel Ruxton | Supplied by: Golder Associates Pty Ltd

For the waste management sector, 'airspace' — a landfill's capacity to accept waste — equates to revenue.


Aqseptence Group Contra-Shear Milliscreen

24 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Aqseptence Group

The Contra-Shear Milliscreen from Aqseptence Group is a self-cleaning, internally fed, rotary fine screen.


Environmental packaging solutions

22 October, 2019 by Conrad Dykstra, Managing Director, Packline Solutions | Supplied by: Packline Solutions

The Amazon effect has caused an exponential rise in the use of packaging and freight, and as a result, environmental packaging solutions are on the rise.


Adding a perk to concrete with coffee grounds

21 October, 2019

Looking to divert used coffee grounds from landfill, a coffee-loving engineering lecturer and his students from RMIT University turned to the construction industry.


EPA ban will threaten NSW environment and economy, says ACOR

17 October, 2019

ACOR is concerned that the NSW EPA's proposed ban on resource recovery from municipal solid waste will negatively impact the state's environment and economy.


Kellogg's takes the Yume Pledge

16 October, 2019

In a bid to reduce food waste, Kellogg's Australia will list surplus raw materials via a platform designed by Yume — an innovative online B2B marketplace for the sale of quality surplus food.


LCA provides the evidence base for circular economy

15 October, 2019 by Maartje Sevenster, President, Australian LCA Society

Life cycle assessment (LCA) has been the toolbox for sustainable products for decades, but hasn't yet gained the expected level of popularity.


Report says e-waste will double by 2050

14 October, 2019

Ahead of International E-Waste Day, the United Nations University has released a report estimating that global e-waste will more than double by 2050 to reach approximately 111 million tonnes per year.


SKM Recycling acquired for $66m

11 October, 2019

Cleanaway Waste Management has acquired the assets of the SKM Recycling Group, including properties, plant and equipment.


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