The GlassAGG system from Glass Aggregate Systems is capable of processing plate and laminated window glass, and glass beverage and food containers. The process converts the waste glass into a marketable glass aggregate fine of various sizes depending on its end use. The fines can be used for sand blasting, road base aggregate, septic tank drains, landscaping, concrete additives, hydroponics, etc.
International Composting Awareness Week (ICAW) is being held for the first time in Australia from 7-13 May.
Campbell Arnott's has completed a $19 million upgrade to its Arnott's Biscuit bakery in New South Wales. The upgrade included the Dolav bulk bin which is used inside and outside the factory
The NSW Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) has released Australiaâ€™s first guide to help councils weigh up the costs and benefits of using compost in their public parks and gardens.
The Australian National University is claiming to be the first university in Australia to implement the mobile phone recycling program MobileMuster.
The proliferation of home entertainment systems has raised a number of issues, especially concerning the shelf life of LCDs and the impact of their disposal on the environment.
Advanced sensors originally designed for fast jet aircraft and battle tanks have been used to develop a new machine that can automatically identify and sort recyclable domestic waste.
The Environmental Biotechnology CRC (EBCRC), together Organic Resource Technologies (ORT) and Murdoch University, is using biotechnology in a $1.3m project to enhance a process that can convert large amounts of organic waste to compost more efficiently
Reynolds Engineering Services has designed a FOD (foreign objects and debris) station to address problems associated with the existing FOD/waste collection points on airport aprons
The amount of phosphorus entering the Murray Darling Basin from sewerage and water treatment plants fell 31 per cent during 2004-05, the reduction reported in the annual National Pollutant Inventory which was released recently.
The inside story of recycling scrap metal will be on show this month when Simsmetal opens up its St Marysâ€™ yard for a public information day.