Researchers at Melbourne University have been awarded a $734,000 grant from the Australian Research Council to evaluate and develop a new planted-soil capping technology for landfills known as phytocapping ('phyto' = plant).
A senior technical officer from Gosford City Council in NSW has been awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship to study alternative and traditional solid waste management technologies and practices overseas.
Innova Soil Technology has developed a thermal desorption process (DFTD) for the remediation of contaminated sites. The process is fully mobile and can process up to 1000 tonnes of soil per day
The Hi-Topp Bin Caps are designed for high visibility and recognition to encourage source separation and recycling. The built-in coupling system allows for event-specific collection stations to be formed. With large openings on both sides the caps allow for better traffic flow and visibility.
Hundreds of tonnes of ferrous metals are being diverted from landfill by a giant magnet at the Jacks Gully Waste and Recycling Centre operated by WSN Environmental Solutions at Narellan, NSW.
Cardiff Council is using the dataTaker DT50 data acquisition system to monitor water table levels in the area surrounding Cardiff Bay marina
The electro-hydraulic EMB60 Mini Baler is suitable for landscaped offices, showrooms and canteen areas. Finished in polished aluminium with a modern design, it has a low noise level of 55 dB and delivers 1.5 tonne of force. It has a neat appearance and runs on a standard 10 A single-phase power point.
The www.minegraveyard.com website is an advertising medium for surplus mining equipment. It is designed to be used by mining companies and mining service providers to advertise any equipment as long as it is being used within the mining industry.
The OCS Ferrogard systems comprise a range of automated flow-paced chemical dosing units for sewer odour control. They are available in a range of sizes allowing for a whole-of-system approach from small flows in upstream catchments through to large carrier mains.
During March, the Steel Can Recycling Council and Coles Supermarkets ran a promotional campaign to boost the levels of awareness among consumers of the recyclability of steel packaging.
Nordiko Quarantine Systems has developed a process that captures and destroys the toxic gas that is used within the shipping industry for its quarantine fumigation procedures
By the early 1990s it was clear that Adelaide was quickly running out of landfill space. A new waste management facility - one with built-in environmental controls - was needed, and fast
A seven-metre tall figure composed of three tonnes of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) has been installed at South Bank, London.
The first national 'Butt Free City - Please Butt It, Then Bin It' campaign is asking smokers to help reduce the seven billion littered butts that hit Australian footpaths, gutters and waterways every year.