Waste

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


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.


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.


Self-tipping skips

21 August, 2006 | Supplied by: Actisafe

Actisafe has released several ranges of self-tipping skips suitable for use in general industrial applications as well as the food processing and handling industries.


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.


Maximising recycling recovery rates at quarry

21 August, 2006

M&M Quarries has expanded the processing capacity of its Gold Coast landfill, quarry and recycling businesses with the purchase of a TC1200 cone crusher and Ripper system from SCS


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.


Butts are litter too

16 August, 2006

Increasing butt litter poses a growing environmental threat to our natural habitats, says the Butt Littering Trust in response to a recent national litter survey.


Bin lid company purchased

14 August, 2006

Sulo MGB Australia has announced the purchase of the family-owned business Rabbit Plastics, situated at Kempsey on the mid North Coast of NSW.


Smokers kick the littering habit

31 July, 2006

Seven cities are creating a Butt Free Australia by reducing cigarette butt littering in their CBDs by an average of almost 18%.


HaulMaster acquired by Lyco

02 July, 2006

HaulMaster Equipment, Melbourne based manufacturers of Hook Lift and Mini Skip Bin Systems has been purchased by Lyco Innovations and will trade as HaulMaster by Lyco.


Cutters for waste handling system

19 June, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.eximo.com.au/

Eximo Cutters have been designed to work with all Eximo ducting systems for print and paper industry waste (paper and cardboard), plastic and films, at high flow rates.


Polystyrene compaction

19 June, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.wastech.com.au

The Runi polystyrene recycling compaction equipment, which will be on show at The Safety In Action and Materials & Manual Handling show, achieves compression ratios of 50:1. In fact, 300 kg of polystyrene waste emerges from the machinery just 1 m3 in size. The Runi equipment complements Wastech's Bramidian low profile plastic and cardboard balers.


Mobile shredding

19 June, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.itsgreen.com.au

IT's Green and Evans Engineering have developed several mobile shredding applications.


New recycling invention

09 June, 2006

Newly patented technology invented by ANSTO scientist, Dr Tony Taylor, can cheaply make sewage and waste water clean enough to drink and could cut water use by 60%, according to ANSTO’s online magazine, Velocity.


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