Sims and Collex join forces to recycle e-Waste

28 May, 2005

Recycling company Sims Group Limited and environment services company Collex Pty Ltd chose Clean Up Australia Day in March to launch Australia's first comprehensive computer and electronics recycling business.

Big business benefits from donating old computers

08 May, 2005

WorkVentures Group, a Sydney-based non-profit enterprise, has come up with a solution to the growing problem of the disposal of used computers that also creates employment and addresses the 'digital divide' in our community by giving financially disadvantaged people access to low-cost computers.

Gas testing kit

06 May, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.kdfisher.com.au/

With Crowcon's Gas Testing Kit, users of the Tetra four-gas personal monitor can ensure that their instruments remain accurate at all times.

Hydraulic modelling software

06 May, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.wallingfordsoftware.com

The InfoWorks v 6.0 hydraulic modelling suite includes two new features - the Open Data Export Center and the 3D Viewer - that improve its flexibility of output and the handling of 3D images.

M40.M multi-gas monitor

06 May, 2005 | Supplied by: Industrial Scientific Corporation

The M40.M is a multi-gas monitor designed to provide personal protection in mines and other work environments where hazardous levels of oxygen, methane, carbon monoxide and/or hydrogen sulfide may be present.

Mini excavator

06 May, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.cnh.com/

The EH.B series mini excavator has a high horsepower and a large capacity engine.

Hooded roof fan

06 May, 2005 | Supplied by: Fanquip

The waste disposal sector and other industries operating in buildings full of noxious gases can better regulate fresh-air flow with hooded roof fans from Fanquip.

Steel can recycling made even easier

03 May, 2005 | Supplied by: Steel Can Recycling Council

A long-term contract has just been signed between kerbside recycling collector Onyx and Steel Can Recycling (SCR). The deal means that it will be even easier for people living in North Shore and Waitakere Cities in New Zealand to recycle their tin cans

Fonterra's label recycling initiative

03 May, 2005 | Supplied by: Fonterra

Recycleable labels are the latest innovation in Fonterra's drive to reduce the amount of waste the company sends to landfill

The nappy waste problem

03 May, 2005 | Supplied by: SGS Australia Pty Ltd

Used by approximately 91% of parents, a single disposable nappy can take as long as 500 years to decompose in landfill. Up until now there has been little done to reduce this potentially hazardous waste stream

Help for land managers on greenhouse

01 May, 2005

Almost a quarter of Australia's greenhouse gas emissions comes from forestry and agriculture, from activities ranging from deforestation and harvesting, to the continuous cultivation of soil.

Welding equipment manufactured to certified environmental protection standard

26 April, 2005

While much of the industrial world is manufacturing goods that negatively impact the environment, welding equipment manufacturer Kemppi Oy has gained a certified environmental protection system for its new product development set-up, based on the international standard ISO 14001.

SITA Clean Site wins grant

24 April, 2005

SITA Environmental Solutions secured an infrastructure grant valued at $200,000 from Eco-Recycle Victoria to develop a commercial and industrial waste sorting facility at SITA's Hallam Road resource recovery park.

Steel Can Recycling Council challenges local government

22 April, 2005

Getting more steel cans into the recycling bins - that's what the Steel Can Recycling Council's challenge to local government is all about.

Simple gas monitoring

10 April, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.kdfisher.com.au/

The Gasman personal gas monitor is small, light and easy to use. Weighing between 105 and 130 g (depending on sensor type), it is durable, with high impact resistance and ingress protection to IP65/67. When a hazardous gas is detected the device alerts the user with a 95 dBA alarm, a bright red/blue visual warning, and also by vibrating.

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