In an Australian-first, a Circular Economy (CE) Lab has been recently launched in Brisbane, which heralds the emergence of the next generation of business in Queensland.
A new recycling process to transform polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic into a more valuable material with better properties has been developed by US researchers, who aim for the new technique to help with the serious and urgent problem of ever-increasing amounts of plastic waste in our oceans and the environment.
Australian school students will once again have the chance to win an upcycled community garden set by diverting all their oral care products from landfill, thanks to a recycling competition run by Colgate, Chemist Warehouse and TerraCycle.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will be bringing its circular economy solutions to Australia for the first time to provide its customers with an overview of the value of their retired assets and quantify the environmental impacts and savings achieved from their IT asset lifecycle solutions, which can be incorporated into their corporate reporting.
Family-owned and operated West Australian coffee roaster BioBean Coffee have released a new range of home compostable packaging for their retail range as an answer to the problems of plastic and recycling.
During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Google and SAP announced a new contest to find entrepreneurs with viable, revenue-generating business plans, which promote sustainable consumption and production.
Recently, around 450 industry representatives from 39 different nations came to Salzburg for the International Electronics Recycling Congress (IERC) to speak on the current developments in the e-waste market and how it relates to the circular economy.