Photovoltaic Systems Stewardship Study
Online survey available for interested stakeholders Sustainability Victoria (SV) is leading a national project to examine photovoltaic systems and assess possible options for stewardship programs to potentially manage the products at end-of-life. Product stewardship specialist Equilibrium has been appointed by Sustainability Victoria to undertake an analysis and assess potential options for a national product stewardship … Continue reading Photovoltaic Systems Stewardship Study
Know the fate of your recyclables
Not knowing where your waste is going can lead to reputational and regulatory risks. Equilibrium explains how its networks are helping the waste industry keep track of the downstream supply chain. In 2011-12 Australia exported 4.4 million tonnes of waste valued at $2.4 million or 0.8 per cent of Australia’s total exports, according to the … Continue reading Know the fate of your recyclables
Funding for resource recovery and recycling
Several government grant programs targeting resource recovery, recycling and associated activities are currently open or imminent, and worth reviewing in more detail. A combination of recurring annual programs as well as funding triggered by the China National Sword Policy, are providing opportunities for a diverse range of projects from machinery and infrastructure, through to feasibility … Continue reading Funding for resource recovery and recycling
Stewardship for safety and the environment
It’s always refreshing to see new product categories added to the list of stewardship initiatives being developed in Australia. a sign that more manufacturers and service providers can see the broader environmental and social benefits of managing the impacts associated with their products. Consumer appetite for stewardship schemes that meet a clear need and are … Continue reading Stewardship for safety and the environment
Product Stewardship at Equilibrium
Understanding the impacts and issues of a product or material across its life-cycle is often the first step towards creating smart stewardship solutions. The production of manufactured goods brings diverse benefit and utility across all aspects of life. It serves our everyday habits, routines and lifestyles, often with great efficiency. These products fuel economic activity, … Continue reading Product Stewardship at Equilibrium
Emerging environmental compliance in Victoria
The need for business transition Protecting the environment is a major area of activity for g [...]Continue Reading ...
Electronics in a Circular Economy
Circular thinking and the concept of closing the loop is gaining considerable momentum in som [...]Continue Reading ...
3D or not 3D
No panacea for plastics recycling 3D printing is in ascendancy, disruption is in vogue and in [...]Continue Reading ...
Australia to host Beyond Plastic Pollution conference
Great to see that Australia has a visionary conference focused on reducing marine plastic pol [...]Continue Reading ...