Downer has partnered with the City of Adelaide to construct a road made completely from recycled material.
In a Victorian-first trial, a 200m-long concrete footpath made with 199,000 recycled glass and plastic bottles has been laid in Hoppers Crossing this month.
A new non-profit organisation, Chemical Recycling Europe, has been created with the goal of establishing an industry platform for developing and promoting cutting-edge chemical recycling technologies for polymer waste across Europe.
Wide-format print business Cactus Imaging have developed what it says is the world’s first recyclable billboard skin, known as SmartSkins, which the company will use as a sustainable alternative for traditional PVC skins.
Automated technology that reduces industrial food processing waste by 40 per cent was recently recognised at Australia’s largest agricultural technology event, evokeAg.
The recent construction of road surfaces using asphalt containing recycled soft plastics and glass has taken the use of recyclables to a whole new level in the City of Tea Tree Gully in South Australia.
Mount Franklin has announced its single-serve bottles of still Australian spring water are now made from 100 per cent recycled plastic.
Crushed glass sand and recycled plastic strips have been used in a Hunter-first footpath construction project trialling environmentally sustainable materials.