war on waste

The war on coffee cups – and how to win

Staff are the primary generators of operational waste in an office building. They produce an average of 118 kg of waste per person each year. Much of this is avoidable items such as coffee cups, disposable lunch and beverage containers, paper towels and office paper.

Why plastics need to be eliminated – urgently

Researchers, circular economy businesses, producers, community advocates, local councils and federal and state environment minister will hopefully join to eliminate highly polluting and non biodegradable plastics from our environment.

War on Waste takes out the Banksias

The ABC TV series War on Waste has won the most prestigious sustainability honour in Australia, the 2017 Gold Banksia Sustainability award.

takeaway coffee cups image: Jekaterina Budryte

All in to tackle plastics in coffee takeouts

The move to rid cafes of plastics in takeaway coffee cups is gathering steam with innovative business jumping in with alternative solutions and competition between the major cities heating up. Landlords are taking note.

property sector

The property sector and the war on waste

Maybe it’s more a quiet revolution, rather than a war, moving through the industry as the property titans take up the issue of waste.