Waste and recycling

SE Water delivers solar-powered wastewater innovation

Victorian-government owned utility South East Water is working to commercialise an integrated solar-powered pressure sewer system suitable for areas with unreliable or non-existent electricity supplies.

Circular cities and the closed-loop economy

Several cities have joined forces to chart their path to a future where they will create no waste and everything will be reused or recycled endlessly. Believe it or not,…

Zero waste: can we get there?

Following is an extract from our latest ebook, Office Waste: A Guide for our Future, created as part of the Greening Your Office series in collaboration with CitySwitch.

Office Waste: A Guide for our Future

In 2015 when CSIRO produced its seminal global megatrends report, Our Future World, its number one item was “more from less”.

New ebook: focus on greening office waste

How well do you know your waste streams? For many businesses it can come as a surprise what makes up waste streams from their buildings – whether it’s the volumes…

Victoria moves to ban e-waste from landfill

The Victorian Government is considering a ban on the dumping of e-waste in landfills, and an extension of the definition of e-waste to include consumer whitegoods.

NZ looks to manufacturers to help tackle e-waste

The New Zealand government is considering introducing a scheme similar to Australia’s National Computer and Television Recycling Scheme, according to chief executive of the Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform,…