Waste

Tarac Technologies makes its marc on the wine industry

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Tarac Technologies

A sustainable way to dispose of winemaking residues. According to Ira Plant, project manager (environment and sustainability) at Tarac Technologies, if not dealt with appropriately these residuals can lead to significant environmental problems


Phosphate measurement system

18 December, 2007 | Supplied by: Endress+Hauser Australia Pty Ltd

The STIP Helios in situ phosphate measurement system is typically used for monitoring the dosing of precipitants and nutrients in wastewater, but is extendable for use in biochemical applications such as fermentation, and even in lower phosphate concentration ranges like drinking water.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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