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Only 20% of e-waste recycled globally, UN report finds

13 December, 2017

A new report suggests that electronic waste (e-waste) is a growing problem around the world, with 44.7 million metric tonnes generated in 2016 alone.


TechCollect calls for more responsible e-waste disposal

08 December, 2017

Businesses need to increase their recycling efforts to help reduce the amount of e-waste going into landfill, according to TechCollect.


Vic govt takes steps to remove e-waste from landfill

07 December, 2017

A new facility has been supported by the Victorian Government which will help to remove e-waste from landfill.


Australians are in the habit of e-waste hoarding

06 October, 2017

Nearly half of all Australians are not disposing of their e-waste at the expense of the environment, according to new research.


Call for public opinion on Vic's e-waste ban

05 October, 2017

The community will have an opportunity to have their say with regards to a proposed ban on e-waste from landfill waste.


Tech companies commended for sustainable packaging

31 August, 2017

Sustainable packaging initiatives have been recognised at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation's (APCO) annual awards in Melbourne.


SA Tesla battery project taken on by CPP

16 August, 2017

South Australia's grid-scale Tesla battery project will be undertaken by Consolidated Power Projects (CPP).


Printer cartridge recycling for a greener future

02 June, 2017

A record 13,500 printer cartridges have been recycled in Australia every working day as part of the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program.


Telstra solar farm to cut energy costs

01 June, 2017

Telstra has invested in a new 70 MW solar farm in regional Queensland.


SA e-waste facility upgraded

05 April, 2017

The recycling of e-waste will be expanded in Port Pirie as Nyrstar upgrades its facility.


Smart homes on the rise in Australia

14 February, 2017

One in four Australian houses are considered 'smart homes', according to a study by ServiceSeeking.com.au.


Primary motivators for renewable adoption revealed

24 January, 2017

A new survey has explored the reasons why consumers invest in solar and battery technology.


Greenest companies revealed in new report

17 January, 2017

A report by Greenpeace USA has revealed which companies are moving most effectively towards renewable energy, and which are lagging behind.


Sydney and Melbourne awarded for green office program

05 December, 2016

The City of Sydney and City of Melbourne have been recognised at the C40 Cities Awards for their CitySwitch Green Office program.


Conservation SA installs first ZCell batteries

21 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Conservation SA has completed the first installation of the Australia-developed ZCell home or office battery system at a commercial building.


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