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