This year AWRE is celebrating its 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.
As Australia’s population continues to expand, finding an unoccupied piece of land is virtually impossible, especially in our city centres.
Product packaging plays an important role in the food services sector. It helps to maintain the quality and safety of ingredients and products as they are delivered to restaurants, cafes and other food outlets. It also provides a convenient way for customers to ‘take-away’ and consume the food that they purchase.
A national approach to levy pricing adoption of the levy portability principle by all jurisdictions, and more transparent management of levy funds are urgently, required writes Rose Read, CEO of the National Waste Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC).
The recycling industry is perpetually looking for innovative new products able to mine the ferrous and nonferrous metal found in the automotive shredder residue (ASR) streams. Despite improvement in recovery technology, scrap yard operators still know intuitively that they continue to miss metal as they watch potential profits go to the landfill. Now intuition can be confirmed with hard data.
JDM Aust Pty Ltd was founded in 2004 after it was identified there was a need for high quality recycling and materials handling equipment by the Waste and Recycling, Mining, Quarry and Materials Handling Industries. JDM Aust Pty Ltd successfully sought out some of the most well respected and internationally recognised principals and manufacturers of machinery in the world that are competitively priced and recognised as having a strong commitment to providing solutions to customer needs.
As a part of the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) commitment to Foodbank and fighting food waste, a team of Members once again headed down to the Foodbank facilities at Yarraville to help pick and pack on-line orders and mixed grocery boxes.
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.
“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 fire and health risks from lithium-ion batteries are accelerating in recycling operations worldwide at a near runaway rate.