Industry News

Zero-waste heroes applaud Sydney’s only waste and recycling expo

Aug 31, 2018 Event News

Doors have closed on the final day of this year’s most important waste management expo, AWRE. Record numbers of visitors made new connections and experienced the latest in waste innovation across this two-day event at Darling Harbour’s sustainable venue ICC.

Day one a hotbed of waste solutions and strategies for long-term sustainability

Aug 29, 2018 Event News

Record crowds and a buzzing show floor dominated day one of Sydney’s only waste and recycling industry event, the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE). The first two hours saw over double the number of visitors through the door than the previous event in 2016.

PVC: Taming the bad boy of plastics

Aug 17, 2018 Resources

Plastics have always been a soft target for environmental protest, and no material has attracted as much hatred and mistrust as PVC has.

AWRE and ICC Sydney at the forefront of event sustainability

Aug 16, 2018 Event News

AWRE is leading the way in sustainable event management best practice so when it came to selecting a venue for AWRE 2018 the newly rebuilt ICC Sydney, which works to a strong sustainable event philosophy of its own, was the obvious choice.

Processed Engineered Fuel

Aug 15, 2018 Recycling

Processed Engineered Fuel (PEF) is a practical and sustainable alternative to the use of fossil fuels in cement kilns. The process harnesses the energy contained in combustible material such as recyclable plastics, cardboard, paper and waste timber that would usually go to landfill. It can reduce greenhouse gas emissions thereby improving overall environmental outcomes. A […]

Cardboard recyclers tackle the war on waste

920,000 tonnes of paper and cardboard has been exported to China, with Australia’s generating about two tonnes of waste annually.

Closing the loop on hazardous waste recycling

Hazardous waste, sometimes referred to as ‘prescribed industrial waste’ (PIW), is the hazardous by-product of everyday goods and services.

Aussie technology helps tackle world’s growing e-waste problem

Aug 13, 2018 Recycling

Words: Richard Holdcraft E-waste is a by-product of the digital age in which we live and a big issue considering the world will generate around 50 million tons of it this year. In Australia, our e-waste output is growing three times faster than general municipal waste, and what to do with it is a serious […]

Taking Portable Toilets Seriously with Isuzu

Case Study: Taking portable toilets seriously with Isuzu

The latest in smart plastics is making the circular economy go around

Aug 13, 2018 Landfill

Smarter sustainable solutions may be on the horizon for the Australasian waste and recycling landscape.