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Komptech Crambo 5200 Direct

Komptech’s Crambo 5200 Direct: all green, no compromise

The Komptech Crambo 5200 Direct high torque shredder offers great efficiency without compromising productivity.
circular economy symposium

CBR360 Circular Economy Symposium 2022

This spring, the CBR360 Circular Economy Symposium will bring together Canberrans from across all sectors of the city to kick …
tyre rubber in concrete

Concrete using recycled tyre rubber hits the road to a circular economy

Engineers in Melbourne have discovered a way to replace 100 per cent of conventional aggregates in concrete – such as …
The Bolivar Wastewater Treatment Plant

SA Water breaks renewable energy record

South Australia’s largest wastewater treatment facility has broken a renewable energy record on its way to record levels of self-sufficiency.
ACT organics facility

$13m funding for ACT compost facility

The Labor Government has announced funding to build a new large-scale composting facility in the ACT, as well as supporting …
aora webinar series

Webinar series: AORA releases second organics economic contribution report

The Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) has released the second Economic Contribution of the Australian Organics Recycling Industry report.
sustainability awards

Finalists announced for Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2022

A company changing the way the world thinks about building materials, an online marketplace to trade waste and mushroom-based packaging …

Waste management in action

Enviropacific PFAS

Enviropacific harnesses technology to destroy PFAS on site

More than two billion litres of PFAS (Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) contaminated groundwater has been treated by Enviropacific in the …

Repurpose It, councils unlock circular economy opportunities

George Hatzimanolis, Chief Executive Officer of Repurpose It, says local councils are in a prime position to drive change as …
Cleanway rapid response

Cleanway Group’s rapid response to hazardous incidents

In May 2022, a Cleanway Group emergency response team pumped 100 tonnes of canola seed from the carriages of a …

BottleCycler and Marvel Stadium crushing sustainability

The crowd erupts and chants of ‘Buddy’ reverberate around the stands as Sydney forward Lance Franklin sends another one sailing …
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Up front

The Sentinel VISION AI can be attached to most landfill machinery and equipment.

Intelligent risk mitigation

The MH3022 Material Handler has been designed for indoor and outdoor waste sorting applications.

Exceeding requirements

FEDC expects the Peterson 6710D Horizontal Grinder to accumulate 10,000 hours of use, before it is replaced.

Flexibility realised


Council in focus

Newcastle FOGO

Newcastle fast tracks FOGO plan

FOGO Townsville

All go for FOGO in Townsville

landfill diversion

Tipping point



waste awards

Recognising excellence in waste and resource recovery

ecologiQ Greener Infrastructure Conference

Introducing the ecologiQ Greener Infrastructure Conference

women in industry award

Women In Industry Awards nominations extended



Remondis - Melbourne - Australia

REMONDIS Australia


Keeping up Cleanaway’s reputation


The collaborative model: MWRRG


Achievements amid challenges: APCO


Build it and they will come: Rick Ralph


Next generation AORA


Last Word


NWRIC calls for unified action

A lack of cohesion between federal and state environmental regulations is threatening businesses. Rick Ralph, National Waste and Recycling Industry …
product stewardship

Activating effective product stewardship

Rose Read, Director, Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence, says it’s time for a policy that activates national product stewardship solutions …
NWRIC resource recovery rates

NWRIC calls for national standards to enhance recovery

Australia can substantially increase resource recovery rates and better meet end user demand by adopting best practice standards, says NWRIC …
national plastics plan

Building a national approach to single use plastics

Plastic recycling remains one of the most challenging areas in Australia’s journey to achieving the 2025 National Packaging Targets. Brooke …

Golden opportunities

This year will be critical for Queensland’s waste management and resource recovery sector. Dr Georgina Davis, the new Chief Executive Officer …