Research shows recycled tyre oil sustainable

Exhaust emissions from oil from recycled tyres have been found to have 30 per cent less nitrogen oxide, contributing to photochemical smog and lower particle mass than oil from fossil sources, but almost the same performance.

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$5m grants to boost recycling in NSW

New South Wales’ waste industry has been buoyed by the latest $4.7 million grant, as part of the NSW Environment Protection Authority’s (EPA) Waste Less, Recycle More program.

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Cross Connections boss wins WMAA Award

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.

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Wastech puts Tieman businesses on sale

Waste equipment specialist, Wastech, has confirmed that the Tieman Tail Lifts and Whiting Door businesses are currently for sale, just over a year after it acquired the two.

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New biofuels laboratory opens in Queensland

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. Read more