The Waste Contractors and Recyclers Association says worldwide demand for recyclables had plummeted since China’s ban but the cost of processing plastics and other materials has soared because buyers want much lower rates of contamination in the products.
Hello Green List friends, And a big welcome to our latest Greenlister Team Catalyst consultancy, which can turn pretty much any poor performing old building into a sleek efficient performer. PC, as he prefers to be known, is a stalwart of industry engagement and a lead contributor to better outcomes. A new look from rural Australia…
This week we’ve got plenty on offer from Frasers Property’s new Sustainable Finance Framework, the Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s green home loans, new microfinance org The Hunger Project, and the Sustainable Living Festival comes to town again.
The trend for sustainable refits is on the up, says Paul Mead from Kernel Property. In the past six months, clients have been calling me rather than the other way around.“
Truly forward-thinking companies have moved well beyond a net zero stance, to adopt goals and strategies that could remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
In our first newsletter for the year, it would be easy to wail and gnash our teeth about the state of the planet and the climate emergency. But instead, we’ve decided to take inspiration from the bush – and one particular part of the bush – and talk about resilience.
Quick Chat: Amy Beattie of Good Green Home Loans says it would take just 15,000 loans moving away from the Big Four for ethical reasons for them to take notice.
A notebook made from mining and construction waste, an app that marries unsellable food with hungry mouths, and a clever use of 1850’s technology to reduce waste.
News from the Collaborative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living, Built. and CitySwitch.