Waste

Cutters for waste handling system

19 June, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.eximo.com.au/

Eximo Cutters have been designed to work with all Eximo ducting systems for print and paper industry waste (paper and cardboard), plastic and films, at high flow rates.


New recycling invention

09 June, 2006

Newly patented technology invented by ANSTO scientist, Dr Tony Taylor, can cheaply make sewage and waste water clean enough to drink and could cut water use by 60%, according to ANSTO’s online magazine, Velocity.


Bulk storage bin and transport container

17 May, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.nayla.com/

The KitBin is a bulk storage and transport 'knock-down' container with removable sides that pack inside a built KitBin for storage and efficiency during transport when the bins are returned empty to the source (suppliers' or growers' facilities).


Recycling loop created for industrial paper

03 May, 2006 | Supplied by: Donaldson Australasia Pty Ltd

Donaldson Australasia has provided the waste handling system and engineering to facilitate a win/win recycling loop between Australia's sheet-fed print communications business and Visy Recycling


Give your paint back

24 April, 2006

Residents of Victoria can now get rid of unwanted household paint by taking advantage of the free service, Paintback, which aims to keep paint out of the garbage and away from drains where it poses a threat to the environment.


Glass recycling process

18 April, 2006 | Supplied by: ITs Green

The GlassAGG system from Glass Aggregate Systems is capable of processing plate and laminated window glass, and glass beverage and food containers. The process converts the waste glass into a marketable glass aggregate fine of various sizes depending on its end use. The fines can be used for sand blasting, road base aggregate, septic tank drains, landscaping, concrete additives, hydroponics, etc.


Australia gets its own composting week

07 April, 2006

International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW) is being held for the first time in Australia from 7-13 May.


Campbell Arnott's waste management upgrade

03 April, 2006

Campbell Arnott's has completed a $19 million upgrade to its Arnott's Biscuit bakery in New South Wales. The upgrade included the Dolav bulk bin which is used inside and outside the factory


Highlighting the benefits of recycled organics

31 March, 2006

The NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) has released Australia’s first guide to help councils weigh up the costs and benefits of using compost in their public parks and gardens.


ANU comes to the mobile recycling party

27 March, 2006

The Australian National University is claiming to be the first university in Australia to implement the mobile phone recycling program MobileMuster.


Recycling-friendly LCD glass substrate

23 March, 2006

The proliferation of home entertainment systems has raised a number of issues, especially concerning the shelf life of LCDs and the impact of their disposal on the environment.


Washdown motor

21 March, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.mrutty.com.au/

The washdown motor range is based on AC servomotors from the Mavilor BL series of synchronous electric motors.


Vector drives

21 March, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.bonfiglioli.com.au/

The Synplus SPL200 and SPL400 series of sensorless vector drives complement the VVVF drives range designed to enhance process control and facilitate the ongoing introduction of mechatronic drives technology.


Dust and waste extraction

21 March, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.eximo.com.au/

The Ace-Quattro vibration and acoustics analyser from Data Physics is portable and is claimed to provide 40 times faster data and signal transfers as well as provide nanometer displacement measurements.


Jet sensors help sort waste

15 March, 2006

Advanced sensors originally designed for fast jet aircraft and battle tanks have been used to develop a new machine that can automatically identify and sort recyclable domestic waste.


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