Dentists can make their practices more sustainable and improve their environmental footprint by recycling old dental amalgam, equipment and other waste. Dental fillings and electronic waste (e-waste) hold small amounts of mercury and need to be recycled to prevent the mercury from contaminating and poisoning the environment. The average dental surgery is estimated to generate […] More
Our kids learn a lot of what they know at school, so there’s no better place to teach the next generation about the importance of recycling. Young people discover how to read, write, count and more at school, but recycling is one of the best lessons we can teach them. Recycling and sustainability are ideas […] More
Lithium-ion batteries have had a poor recycling record for years, however a new report shows lithium-ion battery recycling is advancing much more than we think. Lithium-ion batteries have become crucial to our daily lives, powering electric cars, smartphones, laptops and other electronic devices and machinery. While the production of lithium-ion batteries is set to explode […] More
More than 75 waste transfer and recycling sites across Victoria have been upgraded for e-waste collection and storage since the state’s e-waste ban started last year. The Victorian government has already committed $10.6 million to helping local governments upgrade e-waste collection services through the first round of the e-waste infrastructure support program, according to the […] More
Lithium-ion batteries will play a pivotal role in our future energy needs, however we still have a long way to go when it comes to recycling them. Lithium-ion batteries are rechargeable and used widely, from mobile phones and laptops to electric vehicles and solar panel systems. The demand for lithium-ion batteries is growing at a […] More
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