Scheduling a bulk skip or hook lift delivery, exchange or pickup is now easier with the Wastedge graphical scheduler work planning board. It shows the user how many jobs are queued behind which drivers on any day, then lets you drag and drop jobs to reassign work amongst available drivers to better balance workloads.
The Waste Management Association of Australia has moved to strengthen the voice of the waste industry in forming a National Carbon Committee as the government finalises the Australian Emissions Trading Scheme (AETS).
A 30-year scientific trial shows that organic practices can counteract up to 40% of global greenhouse gas output.
Sydney recycler WSN Environmental Solutions will cease landfilling household waste at the WSN Macarthur Resource Recovery Park in July, signalling the start of a new era in waste management.
An alliance of Australian universities has invited business, industry, government, schools and TAFE to a united conference to promote partnerships that will lead to improved sustainability.
The Going Green Expo 2008 will provide businesses and consumers with the opportunity to explore a wide range of ‘green’ consumables, commercial products and technologies which offer a more sustainable and environmentally friendly approach to life in the workplace and at home.
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has called on Environment Ministers to reject calls for a national container deposit system ahead of discussions at the Environment Protection and Heritage Council meeting in Melbourne.
The Lackeby Products receiving unit is used for receiving, homogenisation and further transport of household and processing waste material. The unit is user designed to suit the type of received waste material and vehicles that deliver the material.
Sydney’s ANZ Stadium has set the precedent for recycling and environmental initiatives among stadiums in NSW by implementing a closed-loop recycling program at its 80,000 seat Homebush Bay site.
Diageo Australia has announced its support for having effective means of recycling and reducing greenhouse gases following calls by Senator Steve Fielding, as well as those made recently by Clean Up Australia founder Ian Kiernan, for an effective national container recycling scheme.
Patersons Capital Partners (PCP) plans to examine the potential to establish one of the world’s largest new-generation carbon sequestration and bioenergy businesses.