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 5Â¢ to 10Â¢.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first ‘LoveNZ’ recycling bins have been installed in Kaikoura and unveiled by Environment Minister Trevor Mallard.
BioVision 2020 has signed an agreement with Mindarie Regional Council (MRC) to build an $80 million waste processing plant in Perth’s northern suburbs.
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.
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.
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.