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 […]

Sydney gets creative with rubbish

  By Paul Hemsley In a $10.4 million effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions such as methane, the council has endorsed a deal to decrease the quantity of rubbish transported to the outer Sydney suburbs. Mayor Clover Moore said in five years time, the main landfill sites at Eastern Creek and Lucas Heights will be […]


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