Addressing both the extremely damaging effect that organic waste has on the environment, and the seemingly unrestrained wastage of valuable resources such as water, Green Eco Technologies (GET) has developed an innovative and sustainable organic waste processing system, the WasteMaster, to tackle these global problems. The WasteMaster system takes positive action to prevent damaging emissions, […]
The Rocket Composter, from UK waste-to-energy solutions provider Tidy Planet, is ready to be used at a community farm in Fish Creek , Victoria.
Peak industry bodies recently collaborated on cutting the confusion over compostable plastic packaging, easing consumer pressure on brands.
Each year, over seven million tonnes of food is wasted in Australia, costing the economy an estimated $20 billion. At the same time, more than 1 in 5 Australians have experienced some form of food insecurity.
We’re thrilled to announce that Organic Recycling Group (ORG) has become the first business in Australia to be certified under GECA’s national Waste Collection Services (WCSv1.0i-2018) standard.
The horticultural market for compost is huge. In Australia, there are 10,000 fruit and vegetable farms on approximately 400,000ha. At least 120,000ha are used to grow annual crops such as vegetables.
In Australia, nearly four million people experience food insecurity. And if that figure isn’t a reflection of a growing crisis, well consider this; over five million tonnes of perfectly good food ends ups in landfill every year. Yep, five million tonnes!
Metropolitan councils, state government and waste and recycling industry representatives gathered at the Inner West War on Food Waste last week to discuss Sydney’s growing food waste crisis. Inner West Council launched the forum to spark the establishment of a food recycling scheme for Metropolitan Sydney.
South Australian Company Jeffries add a Hitachi hybrid excavator and wheel loader to their fleet
September last year saw Australia face a nationwide ‘strawberry contamination’, with over 100 cases reported from customers of sewing needles being found inside their punnets of store-bought strawberries.