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  • Report: Consumers and business concerned about plastic waste but expect governments to do more

    Bangkok, 23 June 2020 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Food Industry Asia (FIA) today released a regional survey of consumers and food and beverage businesses across South-East Asia that shows a significant disconnect between expectation and action on reducing plastic waste. The challenges of plastic pollution have only increased in the past few months, with […] More

  • Plastic recyclers pushing to reduce carbon footprint

    PETALING JAYA: Plastic recyclers, hard hit by a drop in demand and bad press last year and the pandemic now, are pushing forward in their attempts to repurpose waste and reduce carbon footprint. “We are now in talks with the National Solid Waste Management Department and other organisations to come up with a roadmap to promote […] More

  • Packaging Post-Pandemic

    Nobody can measure with any real accuracy what impact Covid-19 will have on packaging. But what packaging professional wouldn’t value a glimpse into how things might look post-pandemic, especially if that glimpse comes from an experienced veteran?Pat ReynoldsMay 21st, 2020 One such veteran is consultant Mike Ferrari of Ferrari Innovation Solutions LLC, who spent 32 […] More

  • This content was archived on RECYCLING – IS IT WORTH IT?

    PUBLICATION DATE: 31 JAN 2019 Helen Bird, recycling expert at WRAP, answers your frequently asked questions. ‘Single-use’ was coined 2018’s word of the year – and it’s not hard to see why after we collectively became aware of the devastating impact single-use plastic can have watching the BBC’s Blue Planet II and Drowning in Plastic. Everybody […] More

  • Can residential solar be better integrated into electricity networks?

    Can residential solar be better integrated into electricity networks?

    A report released by ENEA Consulting reveals that a suite of technologies is required to address power quality issues caused by increasing electricity generation from rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. This report is a timely addition to drive solutions for Australia’s energy transition as consumers’ appetite for rooftop PV continues to grow. The Future Grid […] More

  • REDWAVE MATE sensor-based recycling sorting technology

    REDWAVE MATE sensor-based recycling sorting technology

    Click2Contact REDWAVE MATE from REDWAVE is an artificial intelligence system designed to monitor and optimise recycling plants. The system measures quality and records and analyses information during production, with collected data used to ensure optimal plant and sorting operation. Artificial intelligence is designed to increase plant availability and sorting efficiency, as well as maximise yield […] More

  • UNSW, Ebusco agreement to bolster greener transport

    UNSW, Ebusco agreement to bolster greener transport

    UNSW has entered into an agreement with Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco, aiming to boost the development of electric vehicles in Australia. The two organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will promote further research and development of sustainable transport. UNSW President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs said the partnership reflects UNSW’s commitment […] More

  • The impact of climate change on soil remediation

    The impact of climate change on soil remediation

    Following extreme weather conditions across Australia, Daniel Webber, Business Development Manager at CDE, explains the reality of climate change and how it threatens to unearth the history of Australia’s soil contamination, highlighting the remediation solutions that can remove toxins from the environment around us. In the summer of 2019/2020, Australia faced devastation from harsh weather […] More

  • New CEO for SA's WRISA

    New CEO for SA’s WRISA

    A new Chief Executive Officer has been appointed at South Australia’s Waste and Recycling Industry Association. Waste and resource recovery specialist Adam Gray will take over the role, which, according to President Jim Fairweather, will help to strengthen the position of the association. “Mr Gray is an experienced Executive Officer and his knowledge in waste […] More

  • Sustainable plans for Canberra's Shine Dome

    Sustainable plans for Canberra’s Shine Dome

    The Shine Dome in Canberra is the focus of a joint project to research and develop approaches to conserve and sustainably manage the heritage-listed landmark, home to the Australian Academy of Science. Professional services company GHD, in collaboration with University of Canberra, will merge heritage principles with pioneering sustainability values to help the Academy minimise […] More

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