Waste

South Australia continues to lead nation on recycling

15 February, 2008

Environment groups today congratulated the South Australian government on its decision to stand up to the beverage industry and increase its deposit on drink containers from 5¢ to 10¢.


Company to cut truck emissions by 10%

12 February, 2008

Visy Recycling aims to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of its recycling truck fleet by up to 10% as it begins to trial a dual fuel system fitted to one of its recycling trucks in the Whitehorse City Council area, in Melbourne.


Report on the state of NZ's environment welcomed

01 February, 2008

The report Environment New Zealand 2007 provides a timely check-up on the health of our environment and charts New Zealand’s journey towards sustainability, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard said at the report’s launch.


Hydrogen and inert gas analyser

23 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

The Calomat gas analyser detects the concentration of hydrogen and inert gases in corrosive gases. It measures gas components such as H2, N2, Cl2, HCl or NH3 in binary or pseudo-binary mixes. It is therefore suitable for measuring tasks such as those found in chlorine-alkali electrolysis, steel production and processing, ammonia synthesis, fertiliser production, and also in LNG (liquified natural gas) plants.


Waste rippers

23 January, 2008 | Supplied by: ITs Green

Satrind T200 and T400 waste rippers used to process bulky hard waste or household waste to a form that allows it to be used as an alternative fuel stream or for further processing such as optical separation or sorting.


Particle counter for oil

23 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Particle & Surface Sciences Pty Ltd

The Pola 200 particle counter is suitable for a wide range of both aqueous and non-aqueous liquids.


Gas monitor with hydrogen sensor

22 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Industrial Scientific Corporation

The GasBadge Pro single gas monitor now has an electrochemical hydrogen (H2) sensor option. This option will provide a suitable personal monitor to detect hydrogen in the range of 0-2000 ppm in power plants, steel mills, refineries or other areas where low level hydrogen leaks may exist.


LoveNZ recycling bins installed

17 January, 2008

The first ‘LoveNZ’ recycling bins have been installed in Kaikoura and unveiled by Environment Minister Trevor Mallard.


Mindarie community benefits from a new vision

16 January, 2008

BioVision 2020 has signed an agreement with Mindarie Regional Council (MRC) to build an $80 million waste processing plant in Perth’s northern suburbs.


Record plastics recycling could fill the MCG five times

15 January, 2008

An independent national survey has found the recycling rate for plastics packaging has equalled last year's record result and continues to meet environmental improvement commitments.


Wood climate change credentials endorsed

09 January, 2008

A report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights the necessity of reducing emissions and provides strong endorsement of wood’s environmental credentials.


Call for action on computer recycling

08 January, 2008

Sydney recycler WSN Environmental Solutions has called on computer makers and governments to fund the cleanup of unwanted computers stored in households around the nation.


On-site disinfectant preparation

01 January, 2008 | Supplied by: Grundfos Pumps Pty Ltd

Oxiperm systems safely produce a 2% chlorine dioxide (ClO2) solution from commercial sodium chlorite (NaClO2) solution and hydrochloric acid (HCl) on site.


Recycling truck

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: 3R Group Pty Ltd

A purpose-built agrichemical container recycling truck has been developed and will begin collecting some of the estimated 10 million plastic agrichemical containers disposed every year in New Zealand.


Automated soil CO2 exchange system

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Anri Instruments & Controls Pty Ltd

ADC BioScientific has introduced an automated soil CO2 exchange system (ACE).


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