GC2018 – Low Carbon Competition
Major events provide an unmatched opportunity to demonstrate how environmental issues and impacts can be effectively managed through good planning, effective design and efficient delivery. The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 (GC2018) are no exception, and the commitment to staging a sustainable event was embedded from the outset. Leadership in sustainability was a key driver … Continue reading GC2018 – Low Carbon Competition
Child car safety seat recycling
Connecting safety and stewardship It’s always refreshing to see new product categories added to the list of stewardship initiatives being developed in Australia. It’s also 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 … Continue reading Child car safety seat recycling
Kerbside recycling market assessment tool
Kerbside recycling market assessment methodology The importance of recycling to the Australian community, industry and local councils has been further reinforced by recent developments in China. The act of sorting, separating and recycling our household recyclable materials is something that the public and councils consider an essential service. It is good for the environment, meets … Continue reading Kerbside recycling market assessment tool
3D or not 3D
No panacea for plastics recycling 3D printing is in ascendancy, disruption is in vogue and innovators are in constant search of new applications. These are exciting times for additive manufacturing with endless opportunities, some of them environmentally driven, some of them deeply practical. As with many new and emerging technologies however, claims by some advocates … Continue reading 3D or not 3D
Emerging environmental compliance in Victoria
The need for business transition Protecting the environment is a major area of activity for governments and business, particularly as we face complex pollution and waste management issues that can affect human health and sensitive ecosystems. The Victorian Government has been working systematically to modernise the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in order to meet Victoria’s … Continue reading Emerging environmental compliance in Victoria
Setting up an Environmental Management System (EMS)
An Environmental management system (EMS) can be a powerful tool to not only monitor and manag [...]Continue Reading ...
Australia celebrates World Environment Day June 5th
Australia is home to vast forests, oceans abundant with marine life and an enchanting range o [...]Continue Reading ...
Stewardship for Solar Panels Moves Forward
Work led by Sustainability Victoria has taken a positive step forward in responsible manageme [...]Continue Reading ...
National Plastics Plan maps longer term approach
The Australian Government last week launched the National Plastics Plan to reduce plastics wa [...]Continue Reading ...