The Resource Recovery Facility will have the ability to sort all the contents of the Shoalhaven City Council's mixed-waste bins, with a capacity of 100,000 tonnes per year.
The Waste Management Association of Australia has changed its name to the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia.
Reforming old clothing and mixed waste glass into various high-quality building products represents a new way to convert low-value waste into high-value products and materials.
Construction of a road alone Charlton St, in the coastal town of Snug, has seen approximately 173,600 plastic bags and 82,500 glass bottles diverted from landfill.
TOMRA Sorting Recycling has introduced AUTOSORT COLOR, a machine that works in combination with AUTOSORT LASER to effectively separate glass from municipal solid waste.
Did you know that the old mobile phone in your top drawer could be linked to the dramatic decline of gorilla populations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?
To improve recovery ratios, a real-time monitoring system is required as part of the mechanical waste segregation process — a limitation of current technologies.
The Australian Conservation Foundation has revealed that 90% of polluting facilities are in postcodes with low–middle weekly household incomes.
TonerPlas is an asphalt additive made up of recycled plastic bags, toner cartridges and glass bottles.