Taronga Zoo sustainability accolade roars for SITA

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski Resource and waste management company SITA has collected a key environmental sustainability award for tailoring a waste management program for Sydney’s Taronga Zoo to boost its recycling output to divert rubbish away from landfill. The company has been recognised at the 2013 Australian Business Awards where the company took […]

Bundaberg plucks sustainability award from flood clean-up

By Paul Hemsley They say that necessity is the mother of invention, however Queensland’s Bundaberg Regional Council has gone one step further after the plucky local government salvaged the state’s most prestigious sustainability award for how it teamed-up with industry to remove a soggy mountain of rubbish dumped on it by the devastating floods of […]

Local contractor loses council support

By Paul Hemsley Locally-based telecommunications company, Luxfield Communications has expressed disappointment at a council process for a project quote in selecting a contractor. The Queensland-based Bundaberg Regional Council sent a quote out in November 2011 for a new telephone system upgrade to the Bargara office (formerly the Burnett Shire Council administration complex), where local businesses […]


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