Waste

Electric cable recycling

29 January, 2007 | Supplied by: ITs Green

Guidetti Srl has developed a range of compact electric cable recycling units. Each of the Sincro units accepts copper cored electric cable and after processing and sorting they provide PVC and the copper granules. The cable pieces are fed into the hopper and there is no need for further labour input.


Solution for hazardous solid wastes

29 January, 2007 | Supplied by: ITs Green

Evashred Shredders has an updated range of mobile shredders and accessories to improve the automation during hazardous waste collection. At the centre of its technology is its EV60C Shredder. A range of accessories to automate pick-up and handling for the operator/driver is also available.


Intelligent robots help minimise waste

20 December, 2006

UniSA's Centre for Advanced Manufacturing Research (CAMR), in collaboration with industry partner Dematec, has developed a novel automated manufacturing process by introducing the zero waste management principle


Recycling: the key to sustainability

20 December, 2006 by Wendy Cramer, Journalist

Although Australian businesses are still not required by law to have a sustainability program in place, an increasing number of companies are successfully manufacturing new and useful products out of recycled content


Turning tyres into diesel fuel

20 October, 2006

Used tyres can be turned into black gold or more precisely into a quality diesel fuel with a new tyre recycling technology, according to AAA Recycling


Improving packaging sustainability

20 October, 2006

The Sustainable Packaging Alliance has received two significant Commonwealth government grants to support the development of its prototype rapid packaging environmental impact assessment tool, PIQET.


Logger for harsh environments

20 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.techsci.com.au/

The Almemo 2690.8 handheld data logger is designed for use in harsh environments and is suitable for use with all Almemo environmental and atmospheric monitoring sensors. The instrument includes a shock absorbing rubber cover and is rated at IP54 when used with Almemo waterproof input and output connectors.


Balances

20 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.quantum-scientific.com.au/

Shimadzu Electronic Balances include the UniBloc Systems range of top-loading balances, analytical balances and semi-micro units as well as high precision and high capacity platform balances. All balances feature the latest digital processing technology ensuring good resolution, stability, increased sensitivity, rapid response times and reliable operation.


Microbial air monitoring

20 October, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.aiscientific.com/

The AES Chemunex Sampl'Air enables microbial monitoring of the air through impacting microorganisms onto a standard Petri dish. The high reliability of the sampling is guaranteed by an impacting speed monitoring system.


Burning reclaimed waste

11 October, 2006

Thousands of tonnes of hazardous waste are being harnessed to manufacture Australian cement in an initiative to clean up the image of one of the world’s biggest polluting industries.


Using recycled tyres for access road

22 September, 2006 | Supplied by: Ecoflex Australia

Ecoflex Systems was commissioned by Energy Australia for a project which resulted in recycling 75,000 truck tyres. The project was required as part of a larger project to upgrade electricity supply from Tomago to the Tomaree Peninsula in New South Wales


Underground collection system

22 September, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.sulo.com.au/

The Iceberg underground collection system uses hidden capacity below ground level to create a neat and tidy resource recovery unit. The practical design and logical system provides multiple benefits to both users and collectors. The system can be built to user requirements.


Vertical bales

22 September, 2006 | Supplied by: Elephants Foot Recycling Solutions

The large Elephants Foot 2.25 m3 bailer can bale cartons and plastics with minimum effort and labour time. The most labour-intensive job is tying and ejecting bales. It takes the same time to tie a 100 kg block, 10 to a tonne as a 400 kg one, 3 to a tonne.


Resource recovery facility

21 August, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.eco-house.com.au

Ecohouse is a resource recovery facility in Bellingen, a small regional shire on the north coast of NSW.


Cleaning validation system

21 August, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.davidson.com.au

The Kaye Validator ITMS is a portable at-line instrument for accelerating the cleaning validation process. Operators can assess system cleanliness at-line with no delay, and get production lines up and running quickly. As an alternative to traditional analytical techniques (HPLC and TOC), this instrument can provide gains in production line utilisation and capacity.


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