QUEENSLAND

Explosion and fire at Sims' scrap metal yard

Explosion and fire at Sims' scrap metal yard

A small amount of fuel left in a car is believed to be behind the explosion and fire at Sims Metal Management's scrap metal yard in Portsmith, Queensland this week.

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WRIQ welcomes Qld cabinet, ready to "get serious"

WRIQ welcomes Qld cabinet, ready to "get serious"Lock icon

Waste, Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) has welcomed the returning Palaszczuk government ahead of a big year for waste management.

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Life in the tropics, brought to you by JJ Richards

Life in the tropics, brought to you by JJ Richards

Earlier this year, JJ Richards picked up a nine-year contract with Cairns Regional Council, servicing 71,000 properties in the region. The company has now commenced the service, rolling out new trucks, routes and bins.

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QLD pyrolysis plant completed

QLD pyrolysis plant completed

Waste to energy company, Anergy, has announced the completion of its High Temperature Pyrolysis (HTP) plant in Yarwun, near Gladstone in Queensland.

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WMAA sets waste agenda for Qld election

WMAA sets waste agenda for Qld election

The Waste Management Association of Australia's (WMAA) Queensland branch has outlined its key policy priorities ahead of the state election next weekend.

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Kawana pioneering a closed-loop recycling initiative

Kawana pioneering a closed-loop recycling initiative

Kawana Shoppingworld on Queensland's Sunshine Coast has pioneered a shopping centre environmental project to trial a closed-loop recycling initiative, essentially delivering a circular economy for the centre's food retailers, which was showcased as part...

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WRIQ: Queensland election opportunity to reset policy "left in paralysis"

WRIQ: Queensland election opportunity to reset policy "left in paralysis"Lock icon

Queensland's industry association for the waste management and resource recovery sector has called on all political parties to commit to better planning and greater engagement with business.

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Central knowledge hub planned for QLD

Central knowledge hub planned for QLD

Digging deep into its pockets, the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection is throwing its weight behind organic recycling activities.

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Energetics' modelling shows carbon offsets could generate $8 billion for Queensland

Energetics' modelling shows carbon offsets could generate $8 billion for Queensland

Energetics has conducted analysis that shows a carbon offsets market based on improvements to Queensland's land sector and agricultural practices, could lead to a revenue windfall.

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De.mem secures new $250k contract from Queensland regional council

De.mem secures new $250k contract from Queensland regional council

Water and wastewater treatment company De.mem Limited is pleased to announce that it has secured a contract worth approximately $250,000 from Maranoa Regional Council, Queensland.

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