In April 2018 the Australian Government announced the Towards 2025 agenda, legislating all single-use packaging needs to be reusable, recyclable or compostable. Globally governments are moving at various speeds, however there is consistent and growing pressure from community and consumer groups to reduce the impact of packaging products ending up as litter or landfill.
Reducing your water treatment costs by 80% could sound like a pipe dream, but for Green Pipe, a plastic particulate recycler, a tailored and simple solution from Bactech made it a reality.
This year AWRE is Celebrating it’s 10th anniversary and we would like to share with you some of the exhibitors that have been on the journey with us to find solutions to build a more stable, sustainable and profitable economy.
“The main outcome that stood out after becoming involved in the Bin Trim program was the question it raised for the company: ‘What else can we do now?’ There is more to do – including recycling wood, aluminium cans, plastic bottles and solar energy. Furnware Group is doing its bit for the environment, saving the planet and saving a few dollars along the way.”
The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment brings together specialists in urban and regional planning, natural resources, industry, environment, Aboriginal and social housing and regional NSW.
FLIR are the world’s leader in the manufacture of Thermal Imaging Cameras. These cameras have a diverse market base with an array of applications. The Early Fire Detection (EFD) application is the targeted application in the Waste Industry. Fires in waste and recycling facilities are a huge problem and having a Thermal Imaging EFD system installed alleviates costly clean-up and rebuild after a fire.
Product packaging exists across the entire supply chain from the way we manufacture, store and transport our products, right through to how we sell them to our customers. But just because packaging is a part of everyday life, that doesn’t mean it needs to cause damage to our environment.
South Australian Company Jeffries add a Hitachi hybrid excavator and wheel loader to their fleet
When it comes to recycling our waste, Australians lead the world in many areas. For example, when it comes to newspaper recycling there is no other nation that does it better than us.
According to the National Waste Report 2018, about 2.5 Mt or 103 kg per capita of plastic waste was generated in 2016-17