In a world-first initiative, engineers at Monash University have created technology that can transform contaminated water into purified water that is fit for consumption faster and more energy-efficiently than ever before.
During the UN’s big COP24 climate summit in Poland, fashion industry leaders, including several well-known apparel brands, have joined the newly launched UN Climate Change’s Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Change, which envisions the industry achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
The first LEGO plants made from plants have been unveiled, with the company releasing new botanical elements – including trees, leaves and bushes – made from a plastic produced using sustainably-sourced sugarcane.
Australians consume plastic at a ferocious rate. By the time you’ve finished reading this article, we will have consumed approximately 13 tonnes of plastics as a nation. Of this, only 12 per cent will be recycled.
The Coca-Cola company announced a new agreement extending a loan to Ioniqa Technologies to facilitate the development of Ioniqa’s proprietary technology to produce high-quality, food-grade recycled PET content from hard-to-recycle PET waste.
If you’re in the waste management business and you don’t have an onboard payload monitoring system on your vehicle, you’re doing yourself a disservice.
What do a cow, a suitcase and a waste truck have in common? At first glance, these three things may seem totally unrelated but in fact, they all represent the future trends in weighing technology.
The first truckload of waste tyres has left the town of Numurkah, beginning an estimated 10-week clean-up of a huge stockpile that will go to a licenced recycling facility in Melbourne.
Thicker shopping bags, such as those offered by retailers like Myer and David Jones, will likely be phased out under a plan by the nation’s environment ministers in a bid to escalate the war on plastic.Read more
A total of 1.5 billion single-use plastic carry bags have been eliminated since major supermarkets implemented their self-imposed bans in July, according to the National Retail Association (NRA).Read more