Waste

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.


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.


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.


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.


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


GasBadge Pro gas monitor

25 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Industrial Scientific Corporation

Industrial Scientific Corporation has enhanced its full-featured, dockable GasBadge Pro single gas monitor by introducing an electrochemical hydrogen sensor option.


Briqetting waste at source

25 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Orwak Solutions Pty Ltd

SRS of Sommerville, Victoria is repacking meat under a supply contract to Coles stores and wanted to implement an efficient method of disposing of its recyclable waste, which is a steady flow of cardboard boxes


Filter media for dust collectors

25 July, 2007 | Supplied by: Donaldson Australasia Pty Ltd

Ultra-Web nanofibre cartridge filters capture sub-micron particles achieving 40% lower emissions and are claimed to last twice as long as traditional commodity filters. The web-like layer of nanofibres encourages dust particles to rapidly accumulate on the filter surface building a thin, permeable dust-stopping filter cake.


Name change sweeps in a new era

16 July, 2007

The MacDonald Johnston Engineering Company, with a 55-year history in supplying street sweeping and refuse collection equipment, is now known as MacDonald Johnston.


Automatic spill barrier system

22 June, 2007 | Supplied by: Blobel Environmental Engineering

The BL/BED-PM fully automatic doorway spill barrier system is designed to contain spills, contaminated firefighting water, fire suppressant foam and sprinkler water.


Hydraulics drive a new benchmark for waste management

11 May, 2007 | Supplied by: Hagglunds Drives Pty Ltd

In 1998 the seven local Perth councils comprising the Southern Metropolitan Regional Council (SMRC) sent 87% of all domestic waste to landfill


Turning elephant dung into paper

07 May, 2007

A Sri-Lankan company that turns elephant dung into eco-friendly paper won a global competition for projects that benefit local communities and the environment


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