Cockburn’s successful commercial food waste trial, which took less than six months to divert greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to powering an average Australian household for 16 years, will become a permanent service.
The delivery of food recycling into every apartment in Sydney’s Inner West Council is about to be complete, with the expansion of the service into the former Ashfield Municipality.
It is December so, as usual, the team at Source Separation Systems have gone a little Christmas crazy, writes General Manager Melanie Barstow.
The City of Whittlesea’s food and organics waste will continue to be processed locally, with Repurpose It being awarded a 10-year contract to deliver the service.
Pictured: Arif Chowdhury, Veolia National Business Development Manager, Organic Solutions and Charbel Daher, Harris Farm Commercial Manager.
Since installing Veolia’s onsite digester solution, Harris Farm has diverted over 100 tonnes of food waste from landfill and counting.
Cleanaway and Coles have launched a depackaging unit in Brisbane to convert food waste into nutrient-rich compost, the first of its kind in Queensland.
The Federal Government has announced $4 million in seed funding to create a new independent entity that will be responsible for driving food waste reduction in Australia.
Yume, an online marketplace for high quality surplus food, has teamed up with SUEZ to offer food manufacturers an option to get a financial return on surplus products.
McCain Foods Australia announced it has commenced construction on Australia’s largest “behind-the-meter” renewable energy system that will dramatically reduce CO2 emissions by 27,100 tonnes per year.
The Federal Government is calling on small and medium businesses to develop innovative solutions for Australia’s environmental challenges, with $12 million in funding available through the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII).