SME partner EcoMag and UNSW scientists have teamed up in a CRC project to upcycle waste from industrial processes, agriculture and salt production into a sustainable building material, helping to shrink the construction industry’s carbon footprint.
CRC supporting partner Qatar University is drawing on the expertise and state-of-the-art greenhouse facilities at Western Sydney University to help it develop sustainable fertigation solutions for indoor growers.
Supervised by Prof. Zhonghua Chen, CRC top-up PhD Terry Lin is assessing the long-term performance of various cooling technologies and greenhouse set-ups at WSU’s high-tech glasshouse facility.
CRC industry partner EcoMag is set to supply its high-purity Mg products to buyers across Europe and beyond via IMagine, the new magnesia arm of major industrial minerals distributor Cofermin Group.
Australian food and beverage manufacturers: apply by 18 February 2022 for grants of up to $25,000 to boost energy-efficiency and adopt new energy technologies under the latest round of the federal government’s Energy Efficient Communities program.
In this half-hour podcast, UNSW Professor and the CRC’s Research & Commercialisation Director Cordelia Selomulya talks about sustainable, STEM-enabled food systems and the role research-industry collaboration can play in realising these.
UNSW renewables experts Alistair Sproul and Renate Egan weigh in on the future of energy generation, from solar voltaics to wind farms to battery storage.
For University of New England’s Professor Derek Baker, better agribusiness means everything from improving regional infrastructure to reducing waste and finding more resilient, responsive paths to market.
Western Sydney University’s new Sustainability and Resilience 2030 strategy builds on the university’s current eco-credibility with commitments to using 100% renewable energy by 2026 and to carbon-neutrality by decade’s end.
Australians waste 7.6 million tonnes of food annually, with 49 per cent of this occurring between farm and retailers’ shelves, and 51 per cent at the consumer end of the supply chain. Right now, Australian households are throwing away between […]