A nationwide survey in the US in April found that 72% of the American public does not know that conventional plastic is made from petroleum products and 40% believes it will biodegrade.
We have a great boss. Every year, for Clean Up Australia Day, he dresses us in flouro-coloured vests, supplies us with lunch and sends us off to clean a local road.
A program launched by Nespresso Australia will see a local student travelling to Costa Rica to discover how to create a more sustainable future.
Tropical fruit wine has found international approval and is now being exported to Singapore and Taiwan by a winner of the Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women's Award. Developed out of frustration with the 'excessive' wastage of tropical fruit in traditional markets, tropical fruit wine has rapidly developed into a new regional industry.
The wine industry is set to benefit from a technology being developed at the University of South Australia that enables winery wastewater to be turned into a protein-rich feed source for farm animals.