Looking to divert used coffee grounds from landfill, a coffee-loving engineering lecturer and his students from RMIT University turned to the construction industry.
ACOR is concerned that the NSW EPA's proposed ban on resource recovery from municipal solid waste will negatively impact the state's environment and economy.
In a bid to reduce food waste, Kellogg's Australia will list surplus raw materials via a platform designed by Yume — an innovative online B2B marketplace for the sale of quality surplus food.
Life cycle assessment (LCA) has been the toolbox for sustainable products for decades, but hasn't yet gained the expected level of popularity.
Ahead of International E-Waste Day, the United Nations University has released a report estimating that global e-waste will more than double by 2050 to reach approximately 111 million tonnes per year.
Cleanaway Waste Management has acquired the assets of the SKM Recycling Group, including properties, plant and equipment.
WWF-Australia has rated the nation's states and territories on their efforts to tackle single-use plastics — NSW and Victoria fall at the bottom of the scorecard.
Since the state government's e-waste to landfill ban, many Victorians are disposing of their e-waste correctly, but most are still storing old electronics at home, resulting in valuable resources sitting idle.
Sustainability Victoria is providing $1.6 million in funding to projects that are developing products sourced from recycled glass, plastic, paper and e-waste.
The recent global waste recycling crisis has focused us on the importance of developing localised markets for recyclable materials.
Green Distillation Technologies has signed an agreement worth up to $50 million to establish up to five tyre recycling plants in South Africa.
Diverseco will be showcasing its range of intelligent, fully automated robotics sorting systems at the Australasian Waste & Recovery Expo in Sydney.
An industry survey has revealed that Australia's waste and recycling sector is keen to back Prime Minister Scott Morrison's $20 million funding by creating additional jobs and boosting investment.