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Home-produced biogas is a promising technology that could “provoke a ‘domestic green energy revolution – if we let it”, contends Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute Research fellow Samuel Alexander, who trialled it in his household.
An innovative food-waste-conversion system trialled by Deakin University researchers in partnership with CSIRO, local and industry councils could save hundreds of tonnes of GG-emitting organic waste from landfill a year. The trial program also netted the uni a finalist’s spot in the upcoming Green Gown Awards Australasia.
Crop trials conducted as part of the EPA-funded Next Gen Compost project provided scientific evidence of soil and productivity benefits following the application of recycled-organics compost to soil used to grow capsicums and corn.
A NSW DPI project is helping boost sustainable markets for recycled organics compost among broadacre horticulturalists, via workshops, field walks and more.
Orchardist and Nuffield Scholar Mitchell McNab is using household organic waste from 11 Melbourne metro councils to grow bigger, more consistently sized apples and pears with less water.
Australian waste-management company AgEnviro Solutions has received $350,000 in NSW EPA funding to show sports field managers across NSW how recycled organics composts can boost turf performance.
The dirtgirlworld-led Compost ROcks! toolkit and year-long social media campaign aims to encourage local councils and householders to “find multiple uses for compost”.
Two Tennessee-based PhD students are turning the pulpy lignin waste from biofuel and paper production into biodegradable mulch films for farmers, in a win-win for processors, producers and the planet.
A new $210,000 project, helmed by compost industry experts MRA Consulting and Fertcare® with support from the Australian Organics Recycling Association aims to expand the recycled-organics market across NSW.
Can urban green waste be turned into grower profits- used to grow tomatoes, lettuces, fresh green turf, then sold back to the city folk that created the waste? A Brisbane-based, HIA-backed project suggests that yes, it can...