Waste

Free online re-use solution

23 November, 2007 | Supplied by: e-cycled.com

www.e-cycled.com is a free online site that was developed by Cameron Andrews, Sandra Wang and Emma Rogers. It is a safe, easy and free way to get in touch with people in the user's local area who are looking for things that they don't need anymore.


Dust collector timer board

23 November, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.dwyer-inst.com.au

Dwyer Instruments Pty Ltd has released its latest Dust Collector Timer Board, the DCT 600.


Effluent review on dairy

22 October, 2007 | Supplied by: Active Research Pty Ltd

Identifying benefits for environmentA study conducted on the effluent stream at Department of Primary Industry's dairy, provided a better understanding on how to improe the potential for energy recovery, energy savings, water and nutrient recovery


Lead-free roof flashing

22 October, 2007 | Supplied by: Combined Group of Campanies Pty Ltd

Combined Group has recently launched an alternative to lead flashings for all roofing applications. Wakaflex is a non-lead, flexible, non-toxic and lightweight replacement for all abutments and rising parts of roof structures where lead would have traditionally been used.


Liquid medical waste disposal

22 October, 2007 | Supplied by: OnSolution Pty Ltd

The safe removal of medical waste is simplified using Clini-Sorb super absorbent granules. Just apply to spills for easy clean-up of blood, vomit, urine or any other liquid bio-hazardous material. The granules will solidify the solution into a gel.


Multichopper for handling waste streams

22 October, 2007 | Supplied by: Pump Systems Ltd

The Multichopper is suitable for inline macerating in a wide range of local authority and industrial applications. The fluid/solid mixture flows from one side to the other side of the macerator and would be installed in front of a positive displacement pump.


Hume City Council receives award

09 October, 2007

Hume City Council has won the Spatially Enabling Government Award for its development of a spatial mapping system to support its waste collection process. This has significantly improved the efficiency of its customer services department, which received over 11,000 queries relating to waste collection in the last 12 months.


Gold Certification awarded

08 October, 2007

Armstrong World Industries has been awarded Gold Certification, in Sustainability Victoria’s Waste Wise Program at the company’s manufacturing plant in Braeside, Melbourne.


Waste company seeking ASX listing

02 October, 2007

Waste management company AnaeCo Limited has announced it is seeking a November listing on the Australian Stock Exchange. The company is aiming to raise $5 million to fund its share of the construction of its first advanced waste treatment facility for the Western Metropolitan Regional Council (WMRC) in Perth.


Glass recycling process

24 September, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.itsgreen.com.au

The Glass AGG system from Glass Aggregate Systems is capable of processing plate and laminated window glass, and glass beverage and food containers.


Bin cleaning service

24 September, 2007 | Supplied by: Jim's Bin Cleaning

Jim's Bin Cleaning works with garbage collection schedules in local areas to clean wheelie bins on the day they are emptied. Using a portable bin cleaning unit this water-efficient service cleans, sanitises and deodorises bins using a high-pressure water pump.


Reclassifying mufflers

24 September, 2007 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

Exair's Reclassifying Mufflers can be installed directly into the exhaust port of cylinders, valves and other air-powered equipment to reduce work-area noise and harmful oil mist. They are easy to retrofit to new and existing installations.


Solvent recycling service

24 September, 2007 | Supplied by: Planet Paints

Planet Paints is a solvent recycling and paint manufacturing service which is focused on the recycling of solvent from the automotive trade. The business is fully EPA licensed and as such is able to collect the waste product from the panel trade and return it to its depot for recycling.


Emergency spill kits

22 August, 2007 | Supplied by: Brady Australia Pty Ltd

XtremeSorb Spill Control products are designed to help contain and quickly clean up most industrial liquid spills, leaks and drips. The products are claimed to absorb up to 40% more than other similar products in the market.


Flicking the switch on hazardous spills

22 August, 2007 by Carolyn Jackson, Editor

Hazardous spillage often conjures up images of caustic ammonia liquid and fumes spewing out uncontrolled from huge tanks


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