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 in handheld batteries can be recycled and reused, recovering hazardous substances that would otherwise be released into the environment causing pollution and contamination. Other countries recognise this and have taken regulatory action to compel producers to play a stronger role … Continue reading Battery stewardship in Australia – on trickle charge or ready to power up?
Blockchain and Environmental Applications
Digital disruption applied to environmental objectives holds great potential to build transparency across the supply chain The need to confirm, verify and certify processes and outcomes is a major element in responsible and measurable environmental management, be it to establish accurate disposal paths, quantify recovered materials or document a robust chain of data and activity. … Continue reading Blockchain and Environmental Applications
Electronics in a Circular Economy
Circular thinking and the concept of closing the loop is gaining considerable momentum in some sectors and industries While not entirely new, there is growing interest, excitement and acknowledgement that a circular economy is key to achieving a sustainable future. Australia’s first major conference on the circular economy – Powering the Change – is about … Continue reading Electronics in a Circular Economy
Equilibrium Joins C2P as a Knowledge Partner
Global advisory company Compliance & Risks tracks global policies, regulations and standards across key product and policy areas. It is one of the most trusted names in compliance knowledge management, and provides a range of tools and services to help companies effectively manage the avalanche of global regulations as businesses struggle to keep up with … Continue reading Equilibrium Joins C2P as a Knowledge Partner
Product Stewardship at Equilibrium
Understanding the impacts and issues of a product or material across its life-cycle is often [...]Continue Reading ...
Launch of a New Trial to Recycle Old Child Car Safety Seats
Imagine over 200,000 child car safety seats stacked on top of each other. The seats would cli [...]Continue Reading ...
3D or not 3D
No panacea for plastics recycling 3D printing is in ascendancy, disruption is in vogue and in [...]Continue Reading ...
Commonwealth Games’ Legacy for Queensland
It’s coming up to 12 months since the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games were delivered and m [...]Continue Reading ...