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DRINK. CRUSH. RECYCLE – New Mount Franklin Bottles

May 14, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

With 35% less plastic, Mount Franklin Spring water has a new package. Lighter, with less raw material and a reduced carbon footprint, the new bottles from the Coca Cola Company weigh only 12.8 grams and are the lightest weight Australian-produced 600ml spring water bottle. The Easy-Crush Bottle has won Gold in the Sustainability category of the …

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$66 million in better water management in Victoria (Press Release)

May 10, 2012 • Media Release, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Victorian Coalition Government is investing more than $66 million over the next four years with a responsible and necessary approach to improving water management in Victoria. Water Minister Peter Walsh said the funding would establish Victoria as a world


May 1, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Senator Kate Lundy, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation, announced on 20 April the appointment of an independent expert committee to assess business applications for the $1 billion Clean Technology Investment programs that were launched in


April 17, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

South Australian manufacturers seeking to adopt sustainable manufacturing strategies can now apply for up to $350,000 from the South Australian government to help pay for infrastructure, pilot plant and new technology. The South Australian government is

Manufacturing in Australia not looking for government handouts, but needs industry reform

April 3, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Manufacturers of industrial and chemical products are calling on the federal government to make changes on its energy policy so that more of its gas resources are reserved for Australian consumption, particularly for the growing demand of a

Silex Resumes Operation in Its Victoria Solar Power Station

March 23, 2012 • SustainabilityComments (0)

For many years now, Australia has been hoping to sustain a solar technology-based manufacturing industry. Its high hopes will soon have realization, thanks to the dedication of a high-tech innovation company. Solar Systems Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary

Plastics and Chemicals reforms are critical to lowering costs for manufacturing

March 16, 2012 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

The Plastics and Chemicals Industries Association (PACIA) has welcomed the Prime Minister’s recent announcement of a new Business Advisory Forum to be held in conjunction with the next meeting of the Council of Australian Governments in April. PACIA’s