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Innovative wastewater tech vital in Luggage Point WWTP's operations

Innovative wastewater tech vital in Luggage Point WWTP's operationsLock icon

Hydroflux is playing a vital role in the operation of the Luggage Point Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), with the site being one of many using the HUBER Rotary Sludge Thickening equipment.

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Highlights of the National Waste Report 2016

Highlights of the National Waste Report 2016Lock icon

The new National Waste Report 2016 is now available on the website of the Department of the Environment and Energy.

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Proactive monitoring critical for effective landfill management

Proactive monitoring critical for effective landfill managementLock icon

When it comes managing the environmental impact of a landfill facility, most operators have their eyes firmly fixed on the rearview mirror. Armed with measurements and reports of incidents that have already occurred, they attempt to put in place mitigation...

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Industry stakeholders meet to address waste management facility fires

Industry stakeholders meet to address waste management facility firesLock icon

A group of waste industry stakeholders recently met for the opportunity to contribute their views and thoughts on the issue of waste management facility fires - its direct and indirect consequences for the industry, as well as what can be done collectively...

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City of Melbourne to turn cigarette butts into plastic products

City of Melbourne to turn cigarette butts into plastic productsLock icon

The City of Melbourne is tackling the issue of cigarette butts littering our streets and our waterways by running a citywide initiative to recycle millions of them into plastic industrial products. The City is one of only two councils in the country to...

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A resourceful inquiry

A resourceful inquiryLock icon

The collection and recovery of waste is one of the major infrastructure challenges that Sydney will face over the next decade. Sydney is in need of a resource revolution and it appears industry and governments agree.

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Local emergency waste management planning

Local emergency waste management planningLock icon

The waste generated by natural disasters or emergencies can be significant in volume, hazardous in composition, immediate in generation and vast in their geographic extent. The management of this waste can be a colossal task and has the potential to overwhelm...

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Time for action: getting industry out of the corner

Time for action: getting industry out of the cornerLock icon

Last night, ABC's Four Corners "revealed" a number of "issues" in the waste sector, from interstate transportation to the stockpiling of glass. What the investigation "exposed" is certainly not news to the sector but it does raise some questions around...

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Innovative hub for advanced recycling proposed for Fyshwick

Innovative hub for advanced recycling proposed for FyshwickLock icon

An innovative and comprehensive hub for advanced recycling, resource recovery and a renewable energy generation facility has been proposed for Fyshwick, allowing Capital Recycling Solutions (CRS) to export recyclables and import extra rubbish by rail....

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Inside Waste (Aug): From journo to president

Inside Waste (Aug): From journo to presidentLock icon

If you've met Garth Lamb, you know he loves to talk rubbish and when he starts, there's no stopping him. He's been called upon numerous times by Inside Waste for comment, is a bit of celebrity - did you hear him on ABC Radio? - and was one of four speakers...

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