Catch Basin Insert improves water quality by 80%

Catch Basin Insert improves water quality by 80%

Urban Stormwater Technologies (UST) will be exhibiting its at-source stormwater filtration device, the Catch Basin Insert (CBI), at the Boomerang Alliance’s Beyond Plastic Pollution: Pathways to Cleaner Oceans conference in Sydney at the end of the month. UST director Craig Rothleitner told Inside Waste the CBI offers a simple but complete disruption to the waste streams that …
Sydney's Inner West Council achieves record divestment from fossil fuels

Sydney’s Inner West Council achieves record divestment from fossil fuels

That claim is made in regards to “clean, green investments”. The council has strongly pursued divestment from fossil fuel investments; a strategy which draws from campus culture (universities were famously early adopters of divestment policies) and shareholder activism (retail investors challenging the Adani mine are a recent high-profile example). It may appear to some a …
Industry takes matters into their own hands

Industry takes matters into their own hands

Launching the Waste of Origin pledge today, WMAA is challenging the industry to “join the fight against irresponsible, dangerous, and environmentally damaging practices in the sector”, and advocate best practice in the industry. “My members see environmental stewardship and protection as key principles of their businesses,” WMAA CEO Gayle Sloan said. “The industry is taking …
Trish Hyde ends her tenure as APC CEO

Trish Hyde ends her tenure as APC CEO

The APC released a statement on June 9 on their website to officially announce Hyde’s departure from the organisation. “Trish Hyde, APC’s CEO has left the company to pursue personal interests,” the APC said in their official statement. “APC and the APC Board extends its gratitude to Trish for her dedicated leadership of the APC …

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