End of traditional landfill operation announced

21 April, 2008

Sydney recycler WSN Environmental Solutions will cease landfilling household waste at the WSN Macarthur Resource Recovery Park in July, signalling the start of a new era in waste management.

Organic farming to mitigate climate change

21 April, 2008

A 30-year scientific trial shows that organic practices can counteract up to 40% of global greenhouse gas output.

National conference to promote sustainability

18 April, 2008

An alliance of Australian universities has invited business, industry, government, schools and TAFE to a united conference to promote partnerships that will lead to improved sustainability.

Going Green Expo opens on World Environment Day

17 April, 2008

The Going Green Expo 2008 will provide businesses and consumers with the opportunity to explore a wide range of ‘green’ consumables, commercial products and technologies which offer a more sustainable and environmentally friendly approach to life in the workplace and at home.

Industry seeks ongoing commitment to managing packaging waste

16 April, 2008

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has called on Environment Ministers to reject calls for a national container deposit system ahead of discussions at the Environment Protection and Heritage Council meeting in Melbourne.

Waste receiving unit

25 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Pump Systems Ltd

The Lackeby Products receiving unit is used for receiving, homogenisation and further transport of household and processing waste material. The unit is user designed to suit the type of received waste material and vehicles that deliver the material.

Closed-loop recycling program implementation

06 March, 2008

Sydney’s ANZ Stadium has set the precedent for recycling and environmental initiatives among stadiums in NSW by implementing a closed-loop recycling program at its 80,000 seat Homebush Bay site.

Calls for increased recycling and a reduction of greenhouse gases

03 March, 2008

Diageo Australia has announced its support for having effective means of recycling and reducing greenhouse gases following calls by Senator Steve Fielding, as well as those made recently by Clean Up Australia founder Ian Kiernan, for an effective national container recycling scheme.

Companies team up to form next-generation carbon sink business

03 March, 2008

Patersons Capital Partners (PCP) plans to examine the potential to establish one of the world’s largest new-generation carbon sequestration and bioenergy businesses.

E-waste collection service off to a flying start

28 February, 2008

The free E-waste Collection Service trial started last 23 February has been a success according to Sydney recycler WSN Environmental Solutions and Bankstown City Council.

MG140 gas monitor

25 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Air Met Scientific Pty Ltd

The MG140 is a low-cost gas monitoring solution designed for use in applications where the flexibility of a full-featured multi-gas monitor is not required.

China's green building boom good for Australia

25 February, 2008 by Kylie Wilson-Field, Journalist

In a recent report issued by Austrade, demand for green building technology is on the rise in China, with the country expected to be home to half the world's building construction between now and 2020

Waste management software

25 February, 2008 | Supplied by: ASP Software

The web-based software Test-Drive is ready to try online at Wastedge.com. It claims to make job management easier and more efficient.

Environmental data reporting program

25 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Ecotech Pty Ltd

Ecotech has released an environmental data reporting program called WinCollect v4.0 that is claimed to offer users improved ease of use, increased robustness and more user-defined options.

Portable gas detectors

25 February, 2008 | Supplied by: Sensor Technologies Pty Ltd

The Impact portable gas detector is the latest generation of Neotronics gas detectors, which allows fixed-cost servicing, ease of calibration without the need for a dedicated computer or system of gas regulators and command modules.

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