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Source of ‘Lead’ at WA Kids Hospital Identified
Buildings
Thursday May 4 2017

Source of ‘Lead’ at WA Kids Hospital Identified

Brass fittings are the key source of lead leaching at the Perth Children's Hospital, rather than the "dead leg" in the ring main, the state government...

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.

Understanding Toxicity of Products – Part 2
Green
Wednesday January 14 2015

Understanding Toxicity of Products – Part 2

This is the second part of a three-part series explaining the technicalities of product toxicity labelling. This instalment will explain how to interpret product Safety Data...

10-year Plan to Detoxify Parramatta River
Environment
Thursday December 4 2014

10-year Plan to Detoxify Parramatta River

Sydney's westies could have their own beach, under plans to clean up the Parramatta River.

Green Building Wall Moves to Filter Indoor Air
Green
Thursday May 22 2014

Green Building Wall Moves to Filter Indoor Air

Researchers have created a public-scale prototype of a mobile green wall designed to harness the power of plants to clean the air inside the building.

Product Radical Transparency Doesn’t Go Far Enough
Business
Tuesday January 28 2014

Product Radical Transparency Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Over the past couple of years there has been a growing movement demanding manufacturers declare the constituents of their products publically.

Environment
Feb 7 2018
NSW: Thousand Want to Block 'Toxic' Incinerator

More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling for a proposed "toxic" waste incinerator in Sydney's west to be scrapped.

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