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Industry leaders shine with Green Star ratings in 2017

Industry leaders shine with Green Star ratings in 2017Lock icon

More than 27 million square metres of building space has been certified under the Green Star rating system, as the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) publishes its annual list of Green Star leaders.

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App nation - powering waste diversion

App nation - powering waste diversionLock icon

A wide range of Australian-developed mobile applications are helping everyone from residents to retailers to wholesalers reduce their waste.

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How can WA get way ahead?

How can WA get way ahead?Lock icon

Western Australia's recycling rate has been trailing behind most of the other states for a long time, so what is needed for WA to move up the table and one day be way ahead?

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Processing highly contaminated post-consumer plastic? No problem.

Processing highly contaminated post-consumer plastic? No problem.Lock icon

The increasing complexity of materials is driving equipment manufacturers to innovate quickly and Lindner Recyclingtech is no different.

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Halve Waste - delivering real diversion from landfill

Halve Waste - delivering real diversion from landfillLock icon

The Albury Waste Management Centre (AWMC) includes the fourth largest landfill in NSW and it is now the centrepiece of Halve Waste, the most successful waste reduction program in Australia.

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Plastic Neutral certification pilot set to begin in Vanuatu

Plastic Neutral certification pilot set to begin in VanuatuLock icon

Plastic Collective CEO and founder Louise Hardman is at the Vanuatu Pacific Mini Games demonstrating her waste plastic recycling machine, the Shruder.

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Australia set to export wind & solar energy to South East Asia

Australia set to export wind & solar energy to South East AsiaLock icon

A coalition of renewable energy leaders has proposed plans to build a 6GW wind and solar hybrid power plant in Western Australia with the sole intention of exporting its electricity production to Indonesia via subsea electrical cables.

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Injecting value: are we getting enough from our medical waste?

Injecting value: are we getting enough from our medical waste?Lock icon

You'd be hard-pressed to find a workplace that regularly handles such a colourful range of hazardous materials as a hospital.

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ATSE urges mining sector to improve environmental risk management

ATSE urges mining sector to improve environmental risk managementLock icon

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has released an action statement calling for Australia's mining sector to urgently address its legacy and ongoing environmental impacts.

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Oil water separation for businesses and it's impact on the environment

Oil water separation for businesses and it's impact on the environmentLock icon

Industrial wastewater has always been a persistent issue in industrial businesses with the environmental risks and high expense of safe disposal techniques.

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