Coles has partnered with recycling organisations RED Group and Replas to install a concrete slab car park made partly out of recycled soft plastics.
A lecturer in the UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Dr Fisher and her team’s research aims to understand what certain smells are, how they’re formed and how they can vary the processing of biosolids to make them less smelly – and how to best communicate with communities who live near treatment plants.
Halving virgin plastic use and the collection and processing of more plastic packaging than it sells by 2025, were two key global commitments Unilever made in October last year.
Australia must grow beyond old school waste management models and embrace stewardship in support of circular solutions, writes JOHN GERTSAKIS.
The Australian government’s waste management hierarchy sets a solid foundation to establish sustainable practice in the workplace, writes KAREN SKILLINGS.
The recycling crisis has brought the sheer scale of Australia’s waste management issues into perspective, but there may be a silver lining for FMs.
It will take more than government policy to address Australia’s mounting e-waste problem. Built environment leaders must step up if change is to be made.
Waste levies and social pressure to improve organisational sustainability practices continues to rise. What can your organisation do to get ahead of the curve and implement a long-term focused recycling solution?
With commercial, industrial, and construction activities responsible for the vast majority of Australian landfill, the CSIRO is stepping up efforts to better manage and reuse waste material from these sectors.