Industry News

  • 20th May 16 12:00 AM

    World's Tallest Mass Timber Building Is Underway In Vancouver

    Construction of the world's tallest mass timber building is underway in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia. The project is expected to reduce carbon emissions by 2,563 tonnes, equivalent to taking 630 cars from the road.

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  • 19th May 16 12:00 AM

    Thank You For Your Feedback

    The winner of a new tablet for completing the BusinessRecycling user survey has been drawn. Mark Delany of QLD was the lucky recipient of a tablet of his choice. If you'd still like to provide feedback about the website or hotline you have until 9am Monday 23rd May 2016.

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  • 18th May 16 12:00 AM

    2016 Research Symposium

    Expression of Interest - Conference Research Symposium  Closing: 8 June Event date:  Tuesday 4th October, 2016. 10:00am – 5:00pm The key purpose of the Research Symposium is to deliver a high quality, interactive, conversation driven event that contributes to the development and growth of our environmental and sustainability education research communities in Australasia. All participants must […]

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  • 18th May 16 12:00 AM

    AAEE Biennial Conference 2018 – Call for Hosts

    The National Executive of AAEE has recently adopted a conference protocol that establishes a fair and equitable nomination and selection process for all future biennial conferences. Visit our AAEE Conference 2018 web page for details on the nomination process. Submission close 1 September 2016.

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  • 18th May 16 12:00 AM

    ozEEnews

    Call for Contributions - 6 June We are currently planning the June Issue of ozEEnews and seek your contribution. This issue's theme is 'Climate Change' and we're looking for stories or projects you may be working on or have recently completed that aim to address or mitigate against anthropogenic climate change in Australia. Final contribution deadline: Monday, 6 […]

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  • 18th May 16 12:00 AM

    AAEE May E-Bulletin

    The latest e-news is out! For EE news, events, resources, jobs and general updates nationally, read the May AAEE E-bulletin now.

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  • 16th May 16 12:00 AM

    NSW Resource Recovery Grants Now Open

    Applications are invited for Round 3 of the Resource Recovery Facility Expansion and Enhancement grants program and Round 2 of the Innovation in Priority Problem Wastes Management grants program. Delivered through a partnership between the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and the NSW Environmental Trust, these programs aim to increase recycling of household, business and problem waste.

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  • 12th May 16 12:00 AM

    Who Made the Top Ten Cartridge Recyclers

    2015 was another great year for the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program. More than 3,300,000 cartridges were diverted from landfill. So we thought we'd take the opportunity to thank everyone that helped make that possible, especially to the top ten returners. Were you one of them?

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  • 11th May 16 12:00 AM

    First ever IUCN World Environmental Law Congress identifies key priorities for the future

    The fundamental role of the rule of law in delivering a sustainable future was the theme of the first ever IUCN World Environmental Law Congress organised by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) in Rio de Janeiro at the end of April.

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  • 10th May 16 12:00 AM

    New IUCN-Toyota partnership to expand knowledge of threats to global biodiversity

    The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) today announced a five-year partnership to provide funding to broaden the scope of The IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. This will significantly increase knowledge on the extinction risk of more than 28,000 species, including many that are key food sources for a significant portion of the global population.

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  • 10th May 16 12:00 AM

    Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) Industry Update

    The Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to invite you to the 2016 WCRA Industry Update. We have organised an afternoon program that includes presentations on a range of topics that affect your business and industry including environmental, road transport, local government and WHS.

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  • 9th May 16 12:00 AM

    Cash For Containers In NSW - It Pays To Recycle

    Containers in NSW will be worth 10 cents a pop from July 2017, ensuring our parks, beaches and streets will be cleaner

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  • 9th May 16 12:00 AM

    Check out the top 10 Cartridge Recyclers

    2015 was another great yeart for the 'Cartridges 4 Planet Ark' program. More than 3,300,000 cartridges were diverted from landfill. So we thought we'd take the opportunity to thank everyone that helped make that possible, especially to top the ten returners. Were you one of them?

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  • 6th May 16 12:00 AM

    Saharan addax antelope faces imminent extinction

    Regional insecurity and oil industry activities in the Sahara desert have pushed the addax – a migratory species of desert-adapted antelope – to the very knife-edge of extinction according to a recent survey which found only three surviving in the wild.

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  • 6th May 16 12:00 AM

    Mother's Day green gift ideas

    Is your mum over cliched, useless gifts? Here are some ideas that won't break the bank or the planet...

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  • 5th May 16 12:00 AM

    Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) Industry Update

    An afternoon program of Industry Updates followed by a dinner with guest speaker.

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  • 5th May 16 12:00 AM

    Going Bananas About Waste

    Coffs Harbour plays host to a national Waste Conference each year so they love going bananas about waste. A great example of this is the Big Banana Fun Park which diverts over 22 tonnes of waste from landfill a year - the equivalent of 36 medium-sized cars! Find out how they did it using the NSW EPA's Bin Trim program.

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  • 2nd May 16 12:00 AM

    WEEC 2017 – Save the date!

    The 9th WEEC (World Environmental Education Congress) will be held in Vancouver, Canada, 9-15 September 2017. The title will be Culturenvironment: Weaving new connections The International Organizing Committee is the WEEC Permanent Secretariat, based in Italy, while the Local Organizing Committee is The Institute for Environmental Learning (IEL) a researchers and practitioners collaboration committed to high quality environmental and sustainability learning in British […]

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  • 2nd May 16 12:00 AM

    Revelados los temas de debate clave del Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza de la UICN 2016

    Una vez publicadas las mociones a discutir y votar durante el Congreso Mundial de la Naturaleza 2016 de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN), a realizarse en septiembre, se espera poder alcanzar decisiones claves sobre la conservación de la naturaleza y el desarrollo sostenible.

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  • 29th Apr 16 12:00 AM

    Cement giant vows to respect World Heritage in joint effort with IUCN and UNESCO

    Building materials company CEMEX has committed to staying out of World Heritage sites and to building awareness of the need to protect them, following a collaboration with UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature.

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