Food and beverage company Lion introduced a bar made of re-purposed plastic waste at the Melbourne Cup Carnival this week, the result of a partnership with collection initiative REDcycle and Victorian manufacturer Replas.
RSB Industrial Services will create 10 new jobs with the addition of a new thermoforming machine for its supported employment operations. Founded in 1884 by the Royal Society for the Blind, RSB employs 65 bind, deaf, vision impaired or hard of hearing workers at Giles Plains north of Adelaide. The company provides a wide range…
University of Queensland has announced it is working with automotive start-up ACE-EV and Flinders University to develop bio-based materials for electric vehicles.
Discussion of the environment is embedded in our culture as public awareness over issues such as climate change and plastic pollution has grown. Advertisers are not shy about tapping into this concern for their own benefit.
Right now, two projects have been proposed to import gas from overseas to supply eastern Australia. This is an absurd prospect. Australia is a resource-rich country, and exports more gas than any other nation. Why then, would we need to ship it in?
The plastics business of packaging giant Visy, including plastics recycling, is reportedly up for sale through investment bank Morgan Stanley, according to a report this morning.
By Andrea Polson, Marketing and Communications Manager, Licella Currently only 50% of plastics can be physically recycled. The rest, termed ‘End-of-Life Plastic’, is sent to landfill, incinerated or ends up in our oceans. Almost two years after China Sword (the World’s major waste importer banning the import of foreign waste), we still need to…
A commercial-scale version University of NSW’s “microfactory” was launched yesterday, following a United Nations General Assembly address from prime minister Scott Morrison highlighting the need for action on plastics recycling.
Prime minister Scott Morrison has spoken in favour of industry-led solutions to plastic ocean waste during an address to the United Nations General assembly early Thursday morning, AEST.
A while ago I blogged about Viridi, a clever bunch that is developing a way to salvage grape sugar, tartaric acid and antioxidants from wine waste.