27 Apr 2017

Highlights

  • Sulfur flows were mapped through biosolids processing at six WWTPs.
  • Flows analysed in thickening, digestion, dewatering and odour control.
  • High recovery of sulfur in biosolids linked to efficient solids recovery.
  • Higher iron content in digesters linked to lower sulfur flows in biogas.

Abstract

Journal article
25 Apr 2018

This review provides a critical assessment of the production process routes of a wide range of value-added products from WAS, their current limitations, and recommendations for future research to help promote more sustainable management of this under-utilised and ever-growing waste stream.

Journal article
06 Mar 2018

This report presents findings from research undertaken by Swinburne University exploring staff engagement with using worm farms for food scrap compost in the Town Hall building of the City of Port Phillip offices.

Report
06 Mar 2018

This report presents findings from research undertaken by Swinburne University exploring staff engagement with using worm farms for food scrap compost in the Council House 1 (CH1) building of the City of Melbourne offices.

Report
07 Jul 2016

This report presents findings from research undertaken by Swinburne University into resident engagement with an onsite composting trial introduced into two apartment blocks by the City of Melbourne. The trial was conducted between February and June 2016, with one building hosting a multi-bin worm farm system and the other hosting an in-vessel composter.

Report
11 Nov 2013

In the UK, we throw away some 14.8m tonnes of food every year throughout the supply chain. This report acknowledges food waste as both an issue and a valuable resource. It aims to act as a roadmap to encourage behavioural change at all levels, within both business and society, and to set the framework for a food waste-free future.

Report
30 Jun 2018

Swedish Waste Management 2018 is intended for actors in the waste management industry, decision makers, authorities, educational institutions, the media and all other stakeholders. Using text, diagrams and tables we describe the management of household waste in Sweden. Statistics are taken from the Avfall Sverige web-based statistics system, Avfall Web, and from producer organisations.

Report
30 Mar 2018

In September 2017, the Department of the Environment and Energy commissioned Blue Environment and sub-consultants to manage its waste data and reporting needs until 2019. An early project requirement was to research and propose improvements to the previous versions of the core waste reports, particularly the national waste report.

Report
14 Sep 2017

This updated technical paper compiles information on mitigation benefits and co- benefits of policies, practices and actions for enhancing mitigation ambition in urban environments. It also includes examples of options for supporting the implementation of these policies, practices and actions.

Technical report
26 Oct 2018

The second World Circular Economy Forum 2018 (WCEF2018) took place from 22-24 October 2018, in Yokohama, Japan. The world’s biggest global gathering on circular economy solutions brought together more than 1,100 leading experts and decision-makers from more than eighty countries to discuss their future visions.

Report
05 Sep 2018

Charlotte is the first city in the United States to make a commitment to adopting the circular economy as a public sector strategy.

Policy report
10 Dec 2018

This policy document embodies a circular economy, shifting away from ‘take, make, use and dispose’ to a more circular approach where Australia maintains the value of resources for as long as possible.

Policy report