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Tuesday May 21, 2019

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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.

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.

Design for Sustainable Behaviour
Green
Thursday April 2 2015

Design for Sustainable Behaviour

"As designers, we must understand that behaviour comes first. Always. The quirky, the obscure, the vain, the annoying, the wonderful. We need to observe human...

Waste Not, Want Not.
Green
Wednesday April 1 2015

Waste Not, Want Not.

We all know that recycling is better than landfilling, but without strong sustainable supply chains and increased demand for construction waste derived materials in government funded...

Environment
Apr 9 2019
Vic Residents Against Dumping Ground Areas

Residents in Melbourne's industrial suburbs are fed-up at being a dumping ground for hazardous waste, urging the state government to crackdown on the industry in the...

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Environment
Apr 9 2019
Vic Timber Recycler Banned over Stockpiles

A timber recycling centre in Victoria has been banned from accepting more combustible timber waste by the environmental watchdog. 

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Environment
Apr 8 2019
Another Toxic Blaze Clouds Melbourne

A waste management factory which exploded into a fireball sending a toxic black plume over Melbourne had been storing almost three times the quantity of chemicals...

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Environment
20 Jul, 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
1 May, 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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Buildings
13 Feb, 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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