Industry News

DELTA GROUP BRINGING THE HOUSE DOWN WITH ISUZU TRUCKS

Delta Group is a true Aussie success story, using their expertise in deconstructing, decommissioning and demolishing buildings into a thriving, 30 year business. The company boasts over 600 employees nation-wide, covering an impressively diverse work portfolio that includes contracts for some of Australia’s largest construction, mining and energy projects. “We’re primarily a demolition and civil […]

Solving the problem of hard-to-recycle waste

Jul 4, 2018 Recycling

Australians are increasingly aware of the need to recycle as much waste as possible, but some products simply do not lend themselves to easy conversion into reusable material.

Zero to hero: waste in our construction and demolition industry

Jun 26, 2018 Recycling

The waste from construction and demolition contributes 40 per cent of Australia’s total waste. However, much of this is clean, excavated material such as concrete, bricks and timber, which can be recovered through recycling. Luckily, some of our biggest companies are rising to the re-use challenge, with a growing number supporting zero waste policies. Here are four Australian businesses driving future change.

AWRESOME event at a vital time for Australia’s waste and recycling industry

Jun 21, 2018 Event News

Registrations are now open for the eagerly-anticipated ninth annual Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) taking place on 29-30 August at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour.

Leading the charge to zero waste

Jun 19, 2018 Recycling

Around the world, organisations are working to inspire the business community to embrace opportunities in the green economy. One of these philosophies – zero waste – is currently doing just that, by addressing the ways we make, consume and dispose the ‘stuff’ our businesses generate. With the global aim to reduce and eventually eliminate waste sent to landfill to be disposed, here are our top six picks of who’s currently leading the charge.

Recycling bins help councils make a visible difference

Six weeks after the implementation of Method’s 60L Office Recycling Bins in one of their buildings, Mackay Regional Council have seen a significant reduction of waste to landfill. “The system we had was not working,” said Tim Ey. “Staff were disengaged, and it was inconsistent.” After forming a working group with the waste and property […]

Eriez Introduces a Line of SMART Products Designed To Maximize Metals Recovery And Separation Efficiency

Eriez proudly introduces a new line of SMART (System Monitoring and Reporting Technology) products for the recycling industry.  These advanced products were developed to monitor and report on frequently fluctuating measurements throughout typical recycling processes, giving operators greater control over their processes to maximize metals recovery and separation efficiency. The SMART products line for recycling […]

Smart plastic Hydropol reduces cytotoxic linen waste

When you think of waste what is the first thing that comes to mind? Coffee Cups… Plastic Bags… Straws? Cytotoxic Linen probably wasn’t the first thing that came to mind. The Smart Plastic Hydropol has enabled Cytotoxic Linen to be bagged and identified without exposing hospital teams to the Cytotoxic Linen. This has reduced the […]

ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo to co-locate with AWRE

May 29, 2018 Event News

The ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo will be co-locating with the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) in 2018.

The clothes off your back

May 25, 2018 Recycling

Australia is a nation of clothes-lovers, so much so, that we are the second highest consumers of clothes (per capita) in the world. The average Australian buys 27kg of clothes every year, but because the stuff we buy often costs so little, we think nothing of chucking it away when we are sick of it. In fact, every 10 minutes, Australians throw out 6000 kg of clothing, making textile waste the fastest growing sector of household waste.