The next 12 months will feature a number of key programs, reviews and initiatives that will impact the waste and resource recovery landscape in Queensland. To support its members and provide stakeholders with an opportunity to engage in two way conversations with the Department and other stakeholders the WRIQ has coordinated three online sessions for its members, the first of which is: Read more
No matter how many times you try and recycle plastic, one day it will reach end of life. As a waste stream it is problematic – landfills don’t want it, while environmentalists believe burning it when it is in is residual state, no matter how ‘clean’ the technology, is unacceptable. Those who champion zero waste would rather researchers, and those that produce plastic, work on ways of making it more biodegradable, or give it properties that greatly reduce its end-of-life impact on the environment.
Kerbside recycling schemes commenced in the late 1980s and early 1990s in response to increasing environmental awareness under the mantra ‘Think Globally, Act Locally’. The community was looking for a practical hands-on solution to stem the tide of a proliferation of packaging and wasted resources. Read more
Gaia EnviroTech, the bioenergy and organic waste management division of Gekko Systems, have designed and manufactured Australia’s first modular anaerobic biodigester, with successful installations across regional Victoria and Tasmania. Read more
The Federal Government’s pledge to increase the recycling of waste plastic, glass, paper, and other products has been welcomed by the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA).
Belt conveyor systems need to be able to run without interruption to keep up with the demand and global increase of recycling. This literature discusses solutions for the waste industry to increase their conveyor uptime and how a waste recycling plant was able to reduce mess with just one belt cleaner. Read more
Close the Loop, an end-to-end solutions provider from design and manufacturing, through to collection and recycling of products, has announced that trading of its shares on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has commenced, under the code ‘CLG’ following the completion of an initial public offering (IPO). Read more
The NSW Government is investing almost $24 million to help deal with waste and damage in the ongoing clean up from the 2019-20 bushfires.
Steel manufacturer and supplier, SSAB, has designed the Hardox HiAce range of steel, which is suitable for severe conditions.
Davis Earthmoving & Quarrying is a mobile processing company offering sustainable outcomes for waste management. The company’s focus is to economically and efficiently repurpose materials through the use of its specialised recycling equipment. With over 45 years industry experience and a variety of mobile screening plant on offer, Davis Earthmoving are screening specialists operating state-wide in New South Wales.