Inspired by nature, a circular economy aspires not merely to limit waste but to eliminate the very idea of waste: Everything, at the end of its life, should be made into something else.
Category: Resource Efficiency
ACT government releases framework for carbon neutrality in own operations by 2020, ahead of plans for whole of Canberra to be carbon neutral by 2060.
Having failed to support manufacturing, Victoria is now discouraging two of the fastest growing new industries – renewable energy and energy efficiency.
New study finds that 80% of Australian companies have no green policy in place and don’t care enough to recycle waste when possible.
Japan has nine times Germany’s renewable energy resources, but produces nine times less electricity from renewables. That’s because Japan’s government allows utility monopolies to protect their profits by blocking competitors.
Warrnambool will replace around 2,000 standard street lamps with LEDs, as part of CEFC-backed move to slash street lighting costs by almost 70%.
Apple says 94% of its corporate facilities and 100% of its data centers now powered by renewable energy sources such as solar power.
AER cites decreased demand and ‘over-estimated capital expenditure’ in decision to downgrade revenue allowances for NSW electricity distributors.