Facility to convert non-recyclable plastic to fuel planned for Canberra

2022-05-31T09:28:29+10:00

A facility that converts non-recyclable plastics into liquid fuel is being planned for Canberra. The proposed facility would be built in the industrial estate of Hume and divert 200 tonnes of plastic from landfill each day. "It breaks plastics down into a sludge and converts it into road-ready diesel and petrol," FOY Group managing director Stuart Clark said. "Plastics originally come from oil in the first place so it's really just reversing it — [...]

Facility to convert non-recyclable plastic to fuel planned for Canberra2022-05-31T09:28:29+10:00

LEGO like recycled plastic bricks create sturdy homes

2017-10-20T14:27:25+10:00

In Bogota, 700 tons of plastic is discarded daily, with only 100 tons of that recycled. But that’s all beginning to change, thanks to the work of architect Oscar Mendez. His company, Conceptos Plásticos transforms plastic and rubber waste into a construction material, and uses it to build houses for those who need it, across Colombia. Oscar and his colleagues Henry Cañon and Isabel Cristina started out with an aim of reducing the environmental impact [...]

LEGO like recycled plastic bricks create sturdy homes2017-10-20T14:27:25+10:00

Using a skip bin to declutter your bathroom

2022-05-31T09:28:29+10:00

If it looks or feels like you’ve got too much stuff in your bathroom, you’re probably right. It may be the smallest room in your house, but the bathroom is often home to the largest amount of clutter per square metre. The good news is that within an hour or two, you can de-junk your bathroom and transform it into a lovelier, more peaceful place. And there’s a bonus: Decluttering your bathroom will also make [...]

Using a skip bin to declutter your bathroom2022-05-31T09:28:29+10:00