DXN to build its tenth Pacific data station

Modular data centre specialist DXN has signed a contract to supply its tenth pre-fabricated modular data cable landing station to the Pacific islands. The latest agreement, for $714,000, will see three terrestrial cable landing stations constructed, delivering high-speed broadband communications to Tokelau. DXN announced the contract with Telecommunication Tokelau Corporation which supplies services to the…

Four bins might help, but to solve our waste crisis we need a strong market for recycled products

By Jenni Downes, Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia (Monash Sustainable Development Institute), Monash University Australia is still grappling with what to do with the glut of recyclable material after China closed most of its market to our recycling in 2018. Now the Victorian government has released the first major change to state recycling policy: a consistent…

Pact Group in $500 million recycling pledge

Packaging company PACT Group has committed to investing $500 million with its partners in existing and new facilities to further the recycling and reuse of plastic materials. Pact chairman Raphael Geminder made the pledge at a National Plastics Summit at Parliament House, Canberra as part of plans to lead the development of a circular economy.…

Nestlé and IQ Renew to recycle soft plastics

Australia’s largest food manufacturer, Nestlé and recycler iQ Renew are to trial the collection and recycling of soft plastics into a resource. The two announced the trial which will collect soft plastics from over 100,000 homes through kerbside recycling an a National Plastics Summit in Parliament House, Canberra. iQ Renew CEO Danial Gallagher said there…