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How one employee implemented change that's good for both the business and the environment

Date: 24-May-18
Author: Martin Daniel
Anthony Vedelago sought out a means by which he could protect his business from rising energy costs. What he found was a way he could achieve this in an environmentally sustainable manner whilst providing immediate benefit to both his tenants and his own business.

Threatened koalas receive NSW rescue package

Date: 24-May-18
Author: Laura Chalk
A $45 million intervention package has been announced by the NSW Government to protect the state's vulnerable koalas.

Thanks for your feedback!

Date: 21-May-18
Author: Ryan Collins
The winner of a new tablet for completing the Business Recycling User Survey has been drawn. Simone Brown of VIC was the lucky recipient of a tablet of her choice. If you'd still like to provide feedback about the website or hotline you have until Friday 25 May 2018.

Mexico City is bartering its recyclable waste for food

Date: 21-May-18
Author: Alejandra Laclette
Mexico City has come up with an innovative initiative to incentivise recycling among its residents, while supporting local produce.

MobileMuster and Envirostream help councils in VIC

Date: 11-May-18
Author: Ryan Collins
MobileMuster, Australia's government accredited mobile phone recycling program has partnered with Envirostream, local battery recycler, to help Councils in Victoria get ready for the impending e-waste ban to landfill.

Monash's 100% renewable electricity plan

Date: 10-May-18
Author: Martin Daniel
Australia's largest university has recently announced its plans to implement a 100% renewable energy strategy towards 2030.

Scientists discover enzyme that breaks down plastic

Date: 10-May-18
Author: Jessica Hudson
Enzyme that's able to digest soft drink bottles could be used to solve plastic waste.

Reusable sponge that soaks up oil spills

Date: 10-May-18
Author: Jessica Hudson
Sponge that soaks up oil the latest invention to cleanup the ocean.

Queensland Research Facility Celebrates 100 Years of Working Wonders With Wood

Date: 08-May-18
Author: David Rowlinson
Australia's premier timber research program, based in Salisbury, Queensland, is celebrating its 100th birthday. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner congratulated the Forest Product Innovation team at the Salisbury Research Facility on a century of timber breakthroughs.

Battery industry leaders welcome support of Ministers for fast tracking a battery stewardship scheme

Date: 04-May-18
Author: Ryan Collins
The Chairman of the Battery Stewardship Council, Mr Gerry Morvell, today welcomed the announcement by Australian Environment Ministers at their recent meeting in Melbourne of their support for fast tracking the development of a stewardship scheme that will eventually result in all types of batteries being recycled in Australia.

Applications open for recycling industry relief package

Date: 01-May-18
Author: Claire Bell
A $1million funding package is available to Victoria's recycling industry to help it make the transition to new market conditions after China's decision to stop imports of low-quality mixed recyclables.

Super coral to resist ocean warming

Date: 26-Apr-18
Author: Jessica Hudson
Scientists are developing techniques to breed super corals in hopes of building stronger reefs that are more resistant to climate change.

 

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