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New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes
Residential
Tuesday February 13 2018

New Report Finds Opportunities in New Homes

Simple energy efficiency improvements in new housing stock can slash energy bills, cut Australia’s emissions by 10.8 million tonnes, and deliver comfortable and resilient homes, finds...

Argentina Uses Recycled PET Bricks to Support Green Building
Green
Monday December 18 2017

Argentina Uses Recycled PET Bricks to Support Green Building

The Fundación EcoInclusión - winner of the first prize in the regional competition Google.org Challenge - is an Argentine non-profit organization that was born in 2015,...

Waste Charges Increasing in SA Budget
Environment
Monday July 4 2016

Waste Charges Increasing in SA Budget

The South Australian government will hike waste dumping charges in this week's state budget to raise an extra $64 million over the next four years.

Construction Industry Must Act to End Use of Hazardous Materials
Green
Thursday April 21 2016

Construction Industry Must Act to End Use of Hazardous Materials

Australian construction workers, engineers and designers need to understand the risks associated with exposure to asbestos and other hazardous materials.

When to Renovate, When to Demolish
Residential
Wednesday February 17 2016

When to Renovate, When to Demolish

When your current building stock is a little tired, how do you decide whether to renovate or demolish and rebuild?

Futuristic Construction Recycling
Green
Monday October 19 2015

Futuristic Construction Recycling

Imagine a futuristic construction site without waste, with no material delivery lead times and with a sustainable safe working environment.

Cardboard Furniture: Tougher Than You Think
Green
Friday September 18 2015

Cardboard Furniture: Tougher Than You Think

When it comes to green furniture, many consumers automatically think of wood.

Could Incinerated Sludge Make More Sustainable Concrete?
Green
Wednesday September 16 2015

Could Incinerated Sludge Make More Sustainable Concrete?

One of the chief by-products of modern wastewater treatment could be used to create more sustainable and resilient forms of concrete.

Waste Efficiency Soon to be a Reality with New Guidelines
Green
Tuesday July 28 2015

Waste Efficiency Soon to be a Reality with New Guidelines

Waste Guidelines to help building owners, property managers and waste companies to work more effectively using a standard across their portfolios.

Green
Aug 1 2018
PVC Recycling in Hospitals Program Targets 150-hospitals

Since its launch in 2009, the innovative waste management and recycling program has grown to operate in 138 hospitals throughout Australia and New Zealand. It is...

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Environment
Jul 20 2018
Sydney Waste Incinerator Plans Refused

A plan to build a controversial waste incinerator in Sydney's west has been knocked back but there are fears a new application could be made unless...

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Environment
Jun 15 2018
Queensland Govt Under Fire for $1.3bn Trash Tax

The Queensland government admits households could end up being slugged with its unpopular trash tax if councils decide to double-dip.

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Environment
May 1 2018
Councils Fear Huge Hit from Waste Woes

At least 10 Queensland councils expect a $7 million hit next financial year as Australia's recycling crisis rolls on.

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Environment
Mar 7 2018
REMAKE Project Drives Australian Recycling Options for Waste

An ambitious research project spearheaded by the Vinyl Council of Australia has identified novel recycling applications in a bid to use the 1.2 million m² of...

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Buildings
Feb 13 2018
Waste Flows at Perth Children's Hospital

A costly wastewater recycling plant installed at the trouble-plagued Perth Children's Hospital is likely to stay switched off due to Heath Department fears of cross-contamination.

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