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
Battery stewardship in Australia – on trickle charge or ready to power up?
Keeping batteries out of the waste stream has multiple benefits. Many of the materials found [...]Continue Reading ...
Product Stewardship and the benefits of establishing a robust downstream management and verification program
Australia’s Hazardous Waste Act regulates the export and import of hazardous waste into and o [...]Continue Reading ...
Thanks to RACV you now know what to do with your old child car safety seat
Car seats are vital for young children travelling in cars, but when they’re no longer needed [...]Continue Reading ...
Maxi Cosi supports the child car safety seat recycling program
Equilibrium are proud to be associated with Maxi Cosi as part of the the Child Car Safety Sea [...]Continue Reading ...