Getting a modular gasification waste-to-energy (WtE) plant up and running is no easy task. Designed to process residual municipal solid waste, as well as commercial and industrial waste, such a plant takes a lot of time to get up and running. Did we mention time?
Weighing and automation specialist, Diversco, has a saying that echoes throughout everything it does within its measurement and service operations, and that is, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure”.
Queensland has taken a lot of criticism from various stakeholders due to its landfill levy system. When Campbell Newman was premier he scrapped landfill levies as part of his election promise. However, when Annastacia Palaszczuk was sworn in as premier she decided to reinstate the levy. This did little to appease critics who said they did little to dissuade people to divert waste from landfills.
A civil works contractor has been convicted and fined over environmental offences at a housing development site in the Adelaide Hills.
REMONDIS Australia has released a Sustainability Report that documents its environmental, social and governance achievements and targets within the waste sector.
Nestlé Australia has taken its prototype KitKat wrapper made with recycled plastics and have taken it mainstream by incorporating the technology into its 45g KitKat bars.
The Environment Protection Authority (SA EPA) has fined eight truck drivers in its latest compliance exercise for failing to properly cover waste loads.