Australia is set to increase its recycling capacity with the introduction of the television and computer monitor recycling company, CRT Recycling Australia.
Melbourne-based food rescue charity FareShare has estimated in a new report that it will save 620 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions in 2008–09 as a result of its waste reduction efforts. The charity turns surplus food donated from businesses, including food wholesalers and catering companies, into healthy meals for people in Melbourne who are hungry and homeless.
Cleaning up contaminated land in the heart of Australia’s industrial cities could provide a timely boost in value to the national urban real estate portfolio.
The X-am 2000 is a four-gas detector that reliably measures explosive gases and vapours, as well as H2, CO and H2S. It is suitable for confined space use and comes in a special case with charger, electronic pump and tubing.
The NSW government’s go-slow on introducing technology to capture harmful petrol vapour at service stations will expose hundreds of thousands of motorists to harmful chemicals and undermine efforts to reduce air pollution, according to the Total Environment Centre (TEC).
Westpac New Zealand Ltd has achieved a milestone in sustainability, by achieving Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme (CEMARS) certification as part of its strategy to reduce its carbon footprint.
The Australian Battery Recycling Initiative has announced the official structure of its newly incorporated organisation.
Registrations are now open for Business Clean Up Day on 24 February 2009. Last year, over 250 businesses helped Clean Up Australia by nominating sites and giving up a few hours of their time to clear rubbish.
The South Australian Parliament has passed legislation to ban plastic bags.
Siemens Sitrans SL is a diode laser gas analyser featuring an inline reference cell filled with a non-interfering reference gas. This allows for a fast and non-contact measurement of gas concentrations in process or flue gases.
The one-piece polyethylene IBC2000i intermediate bulk container (IBC) spill containment unit features a 144 (L) x 142 cm (W) footprint to fit most 1000 L IBC dispensing units. It also includes a 19 L pail holder for quick, easy dispensing into smaller containers.
Sydney recycling company WSN Environmental Solutions has been honoured by the NSW government for its waste processing park in Sydney’s south-west, receiving a gold award in the 2008 Premier’s Public Sector Awards.
Sims Recycling Solutions has opened what it claims is the first automated e-recycling plant in the Southern Hemisphere.