Community

Energy Australia – Turning bottles to cash for a good cause

Cleanaway provides waste management services to Energy Australia at the Mt Piper Power Station where Cleanaway Business Unit Manager, Shane Tildesley recently identified an opportunity to optimise resource recovery and fundraise for a good cause through Return and Earn.   The power station were doing a great job recycling large amounts of plastic bottles through […]

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Innovation Sustainability

Unpacking our food waste depackaging technology

Expired, damaged or mislabelled food products were previously destined for landfill because extracting the organic waste from the packaging was too difficult or inefficient. Cleanaway’s new depackaging unit allows us to take large volumes of food or liquid packaged in aluminium, plastic, liquid paperboard or cardboard and separate the organic material to be recycled.   […]

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Innovation Sustainability

Zero waste recycling from used oil filters

Waste oil and oil filters are an unavoidable part of the process for mechanics and auto workshops but all that used oil doesn’t need to go to waste. The waste oil we collect is recycled and re-refined to create high quality fuel oil and base oils, effectively closing the loop on oil usage.   A […]

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Newsletter

Editorial: Sustainability masterclass – Clean Up Australia

Clean Up Australia continue to demonstrate what a progressive and innovative contributor they are to the sustainability agenda despite their relative size. This month the community-based environmental charity celebrated 30 years since their first event with 680,000 volunteers cleaning up over 6,830 sites around the country – but did you know Clean Up Australia have […]

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