Sustainability

The future of transportation post-COVID-19

01 October, 2020 by Jason Grandin, Regional Data Analytics and Consulting Lead at Arcadis | Supplied by: Arcadis Pty Ltd

The COVID-19 outbreak has had an impact on transportation but is this change temporary, or does it hint at a deeper, more long-term shift?


ABB System pro M compact InSite energy management devices

30 September, 2020 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

The range can be installed as a standalone solution or integrated into any IT infrastructure, to help users achieve a high standard of energy efficiency.


Cement-free concrete farewells corrosion and fatbergs

29 September, 2020

A research team from RMIT University has created a concrete that eliminates free lime — a chemical compound that promotes corrosion and fatbergs.


Food waste replaces plastic in freezer-to-oven packaging

28 September, 2020

SupraPulp — plastic-free packaging made from sugarcane waste — is compostable and durable enough to be used for greasy, wet or hot food.


Plans to cool down Western Sydney

28 September, 2020

A newly released report demonstrates that innovative design and planning can reduce temperatures in Sydney's Western Parkland City by up to 4.6 degrees.


AWRE 2020 reimagined online event

24 September, 2020

This year's Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo has been reimagined into a two-day interactive online event, set to run from 25–26 November.


Jellyfish and chips: sustainability on the takeaway menu

22 September, 2020

Research examining seafood sustainability suggests that jellyfish could become the fish to your chips on a new sustainable takeaway menu to help keep threatened species off the plate.


Data-driven path to water security

21 September, 2020 by Simon Zander, Water and Wastewater Segment Manager, Schneider Electric | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

With the recent pandemic, water networks are under even higher pressure to meet increased and variable demand. A data-driven sustainable shift may be the answer.


Pandemic pause of our war on waste

18 September, 2020 by Preston Geeting*

2020 was set to be the year that the 'war on plastic' would make great advances; then along came coronavirus...


City of Melbourne looks to build a more sustainable city

16 September, 2020

Councillors in the City of Melbourne will consider proposed changes to the planning scheme to deliver more sustainable buildings.


Collaboration to develop driverless EVs in SA

14 September, 2020

SenSen Networks and ACE Electric Vehicles Group will collaborate to develop autonomous driving capabilities for ACE electric vehicles.


ABB selected to power WA electric bus trial

11 September, 2020

WA's Public Transport Authority has appointed industrial technology and electrification company ABB to supply charging infrastructure for the state's first electric bus trial.


Blueprint shows bright future for Australian seaweed industry

09 September, 2020

The Australian Seaweed Industry Blueprint outlines plans for a $1.5 billion Australian seaweed industry that could employ 9000 people and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 10%.


Vegan leather made from mushrooms could mould the future of sustainable fashion

08 September, 2020 by Mitchell P. Jones, Vienna University of Technology

The latest contender in leather alternatives is the humble fungus.


Making wine with a gentle touch on the environment

07 September, 2020

Richard Angove talks about the innovative sustainable farming and production techniques being used at Angove Organic to focus on sustainability.


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