The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has awarded the 2016 WMAA Women in the Environment Award to Samantha Cross, Director of Newcastle-based sustainability consulting business, Cross Connections Consulting.
Australia’s first advanced green fuels laboratory has opened in regional Queensland with support from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), allowing researchers to test biocrude locally for the first time.
A Queensland tyre recycler and a research scientist secured Tyre Stewardship Australia funding to scale up their approach to use crumb rubber in explosives for mine, quarry and construction projects, which has just hit the market.
From training for cleaners to awards recognition, the ACT Government’s Actsmart Business Recycling program is making a big impact on the territory’s sustainability performance. Organisations from across Australia are now being invited to use Actsmart’s tools to improve their recycling rates.