Industry News

The O Initiative: reducing plastic bottle waste by 1Mil

Nov 8, 2017

Would you drink from a public fountain? It seems most people would rather spend $4 on a bottle of spring water than drink from a community water bubbler due to concerns around health and safety.

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How technology is improving waste management

Oct 25, 2017

In the 20 years between 1996 and 2016, the population of Australia rose by 28 per cent, but its waste production soared up by 170 per cent.

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Rethinking waste management through recycling robots

Oct 11, 2017

Victoria’s Sunshine Groupe will unveil a global-first artificial intelligence-driven waste sorting system in late July, created by Finland’s ZenRobotics. The system Australia will see is the world’s first 3 gantry ZRR unit, built in Tampere, Finland.

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Eriez Magnetics CleanStream ferrous process provides competitive edge in scrap metal market

Sep 27, 2017

Eriez says its innovative CleanStream process is revolutionising ferrous processing in the scrap metal market with best-in-class metal recovery rates and grade improvement.

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What are the keys to changing waste and recycling behaviours?

Sep 13, 2017

If we really want to change community behaviour around waste and recycling, the old way of developing a slogan and advertising campaign doesn’t cut it, says Les Robinson, author of Changeology.

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How smarter communication technology is transforming industry

Aug 21, 2017

IMPULSE Wireless’s technologies overcome the limitations of digital and analogue radio while maintaining the advantages of instant two-way communications.

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Plastic Coral – Sustainable Art at AWRE (Part 3)

Aug 6, 2017

We sat down with Maria Gallo, curator and artist for a behind the scenes making of the ‘PLASTIC CORAL’ art piece that will come to life at AWRE 2017.

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AWRE release 2017 Seminar Series sneak preview

Jul 13, 2017

The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo has today announced the first preview of its upcoming 2017 Seminar Series, to be held at the Exhibition between the 23-24 August at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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The new challenges of recycling obsolete cars

Jun 26, 2017

Motor vehicles are one of the more challenging things to recycle, largely because of the raft of different materials they are made up of.

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The cost of landfill disposal in Australia

Jun 20, 2017

The cost of disposing waste at Australian landfills can often climb up to A$105 per tonne—expenditure that usually always finds its way back to councils, businesses and families.

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