To build a more sustainable city, collaboration is key

To build a more sustainable city, collaboration is key

A co-founder of the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), Atkinson has built her career around the economics of urban sustainability, and was once the global head of sustainability for Lendlease. With the theme of this year’s Oration being Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and cities, Atkinson drew upon her experience in the field as a …
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LEGO just smashed its 100% renewable energy goal

LEGO just smashed its 100% renewable energy goal

To achieve its target, the LEGO Group invested $1.2 billion over four years in two offshore wind farms, and 20,000 solar panels to be installed on the roof of the company’s factory in Jiaxing in China. In 2016, more than 360GW hours of energy were used by LEGO to produce the more than 75 billion LEGO …
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Sustainable Insights: 'Social licence' critical to business success

Sustainable Insights: ‘Social licence’ critical to business success

Melbourne is now Australia’s fastest-growing city. With more than 107,000 new residents coming here in 2016, processing and disposing of waste presents environmental and human challenges, but also opportunities for government, business and industry. Investment by the waste, resource recovery and manufacturing industries with some Victorian government help is supporting growth in the sector and …
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Honeywell launch new cloud-based service for better building efficiency

Honeywell launch new cloud-based service for better building efficiency

Honeywell’s new service draws from the collecting power of the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, mobile applications and Honeywell’s service engineers. Combining advanced automation and data analytics, Outcome Based Service enables Honeywell service engineers to assess and scrutinise building assets around the clock, allowing them to identify anomalies and misconfigurations earlier than traditional maintenance to …
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Sydney Water conducting research on food waste to energy

Sydney Water conducting research on food waste to energy

To explain the process, food waste will be blended with sewage and the mixture is then converted into methane gas through a process called anaerobic co-digestion. The obtained methane is then used as fuel to heat an anaerobic digester and to produce electricity to power the plant, with the entire process occurring in a contained …
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HP Australia leads the country in print cartridge recycling

HP Australia leads the country in print cartridge recycling

A founding member of the program which started in 2003, C4PA is an innovative recycling program that provides Australians with a free, easy-to-use and environmentally-accredited way to recycle print cartridges with a zero waste to landfill commitment. According to HP South Pacific director for printing systems Ben Vivoda, C4PA is a terrific program, which they …
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Waste 2017: How to successful deliver an energy from waste project

Waste 2017: How to successful deliver an energy from waste project

Manning says that first and foremost we simply need to look abroad and learn from the experiences of our international neighbours to see what worked and what didn’t – the good, the bad, and the ugly. So looking globally, what are the main drivers that are promoting waste to energy projects? “Globally, environmental concerns is …
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Future Focus: Waste to Energy - fact and fiction

Future Focus: Waste to Energy – fact and fiction

‘Waste’ as a term is inclusive of almost everything, however, not all waste to energy projects stack up as viable in Australia, so it is essential to be specific and careful in describing and backing projects. There are a number of successful and viable projects, and many feasibility studies that never got off the shelf. …
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Waste 2017: Critical factors for the circular economy in print media

Waste 2017: Critical factors for the circular economy in print media

Wilkins spoke about product stewardship and its production in the industry, what’s been happening around recycling, as well as what he believes is a growing part of the circular economy, which is the initiatives surrounding zero waste. “Okay, so you’ve done whatever you can as a company both globally and locally, so now you’ve got …
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Canon aims to be greener with new sustainability initiatives

Canon aims to be greener with new sustainability initiatives

Canon believes it is important to clarify the priority of initiatives when setting environmental goals based on correct understanding of the potential impacts they have on its business activities and the environment. In addition to its own business activities – such as development, production and sales – Canon seeks to understand the overall picture of …
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