Fit for Purpose Tools in Resource Recovery
Fit for Purpose Tools in Resource Recovery Equilibrium’s managing director, Nick Harford is presenting this week at the 2018 WasteSA Resource Recovery Conference in Adelaide. It’s an excellent event typically attended by key players who know the industry and what is required to move it forward. The current climate confronting the waste and resource recovery … Continue reading Fit for Purpose Tools in Resource Recovery
NSW Government moves on Circular Policy
The goal of a circular economy is being discussed across sectors, industries and communities. Much of it with substance and strong intent, but some of it superficial and simplistic. Most importantly, there is a recognition that new patterns of production and consumption are essential. This is especially relevant if we as an economy and community … Continue reading NSW Government moves on Circular Policy
Waste of a Word
There is much more to the word we know as ‘waste’ and that means viewing resource recovery through a lens that creates value. At a recent conference I was speaking on how to track whether recyclables are really recycled when I got a great question: “When is something a waste, and when is it recycling?” … Continue reading Waste of a Word
Films for the Environment
Like many creative endeavours, environmental film making has a long history of storytelling through the lens. Few other mediums are able to capture the imagination of the public like the moving image. From documentaries which uncover ground-breaking ecological research, through to fictional movies that craft future scenarios of planetary destruction, environmental films can inform, educate, … Continue reading Films for the Environment
Stewardship Tools and Economic Outcomes
Recent pressures on Australia’s waste industry and some local councils reveal thought-provoking views about the desired remedies and solutions. Some of them are well considered, commercially sound and informed; others seem opportunistic and motivated by self-interest. As part of the scramble for solutions, ambitions for achieving a circular economy are to be commended and pursued, … Continue reading Stewardship Tools and Economic Outcomes
3D or not 3D
No panacea for plastics recycling 3D printing is in ascendancy, disruption is in vogue and in [...]Continue Reading ...
Proposed E-waste Policy Package for Victoria
Public Consultation Commences The Victorian Government has released a comprehensive consultat [...]Continue Reading ...
Stewardship for safety and the environment
It’s always refreshing to see new product categories added to the list of stewardship i [...]Continue Reading ...
Child Car Safety Seats – What a Valuable Waste!
Sitting and gathering dust in a garage and waiting for the right time to pass on your used ch [...]Continue Reading ...