Waste

Steel can recycling made even easier

03 May, 2005 | Supplied by: Steel Can Recycling Council

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


Fonterra's label recycling initiative

03 May, 2005 | Supplied by: Fonterra

Recycleable labels are the latest innovation in Fonterra's drive to reduce the amount of waste the company sends to landfill


The nappy waste problem

03 May, 2005 | Supplied by: SGS Australia Pty Ltd

Used by approximately 91% of parents, a single disposable nappy can take as long as 500 years to decompose in landfill. Up until now there has been little done to reduce this potentially hazardous waste stream


Help for land managers on greenhouse

01 May, 2005

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.


Welding equipment manufactured to certified environmental protection standard

26 April, 2005

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 Clean Site wins grant

24 April, 2005

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.


Steel Can Recycling Council challenges local government

22 April, 2005

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


Fixed gas detectors

10 April, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.sensor-tech.com.au/

The Zellweger Analytics Zareba range of fixed point gas detection systems provides easy-to-use and affordable flammable, toxic and oxygen gas monitoring solutions that can be created by users selecting the most appropriate sensors and controllers for the application. As a result users can meet relevant safety requirements quickly and easily.


Replaceable machinery filter

10 April, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.smcaus.com.au/

The Series FN1 filter designed for machine tool and general machinery industries has a patented element design and back-flush feature, which means it generates no industrial waste as there are no replaceable filter elements.


Sewage grinding pump station

10 April, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.mono-pumps.com/

The Mono Pumps model G60 Grifter package is an Australian designed and manufactured sewage grinding pump station for pressure sewer systems.


Gas hazard monitor

10 April, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.kdfisher.com.au/

Crowcon's Gasmaster control panel monitors toxic and flammable gases in water and wastewater installations. The wall-mounted device displays all gas levels simultaneously on a large, multilingual LED display, allowing full system status checks at a glance.


Simple gas monitoring

10 April, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.kdfisher.com.au/

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.


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