“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.
Australia’s waste and recycling sector is set to back Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s $20 million funding with the creation of additional jobs and greater investment in research and technology according to an industry survey released today.
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.
FOCUS Enviro is co-exhibiting with globally-recognised shredder manufacturer UNTHA at AWRE 2019, reflecting the waste specialists’ collaboration in the marketplace.
Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited (Japan), and is responsible for the marketing, distribution and support of Isuzu Trucks and Isuzu Power Solutions in Australia.
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.
In Australia, nearly four million people experience food insecurity. And if that figure isn’t a reflection of a growing crisis, well consider this; over five million tonnes of perfectly good food ends ups in landfill every year. Yep, five million tonnes!
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.
Metropolitan councils, state government and waste and recycling industry representatives gathered at the Inner West War on Food Waste last week to discuss Sydney’s growing food waste crisis. Inner West Council launched the forum to spark the establishment of a food recycling scheme for Metropolitan Sydney.