NevRwaste 360L bin trial assessment

The North East Victorian Regional Waste Management Group (NevRwaste) recently conducted a successful 360L recycling bin trial with selected residents. Residents in selected collection areas could choose to increase from a standard 240L bin to a 360L bin. EC Sustainable monitored the effectiveness of the larger recycling bins in achieving additional resource recovery from participating.. read more →

NevRwaste regional waste and recycling audit

EC Sustainable recently completed the first combined kerbside waste and recycling audit for the North East Victorian Regional Waste Management Group (NevRwaste). The project delivered baseline kerbside waste and recycling stream composition data for the region. The data was used to deliver a comprehensive report with recommendations for additional resource recovery and service considerations. The.. read more →

EC Sustainable appointed as a pre-qualified supplier for Local Buy’s Environmental Consultancy Services contract

EC Sustainable has been appointed as a pre-qualified supplier for Local Buy’s Environmental Consultancy Services contract for 2013 and 2014. Local Buy is the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) procurement services company. Local Buy develops contractual arrangements for councils and government entities: eliminating the need for government authorities to establish their own supply contracts… read more →

EC Sustainable lunchroom movie & organic lunch

In honour of National Organic Week (NOW) Australia, EC Sustainable organised an organic lunch on Thursday, 24 October 2012 for the EC Sustainable Team. The movie “Food Inc.”, a documentary that examines corporate food issues and food security, was shown during the lunch! read more →

EC Sustainable turns business cards into trees!

EC Sustainable exhibited at the 2012 Resource Efficiency & Waste Management Solutions Exhibition (RWM) in the United-Kingdom in September. The EC Sustainable team decided to Plant a Tree for each business card inserted in the EC card box! It was a great way to engage visitors while having a positive carbon footprint! EC Sustainable planted 62 Trees. EC.. read more →

EC Sustainable has initiated a Greenhouse Gas Inventory to analyse its carbon footprint with Carbon Neutral!

The total carbon inventory calculated for EC Sustainable is 213 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (TCO2e) for 2011/12. Approximately 83% of the business’s carbon footprint is from air travel. In addition to currently purchasing 100% Greenpower, EC Sustainable has decided to reduce its carbon footprint by offsetting part of its emissions through two different projects:.. read more →

Lifeline charity chocolate box

EC Sustainable has equipped our office with a charity chocolate box supplied from Lifeline, a national charity which provides 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services to all Australians. Staff can satisfy their sweet cravings and not feel guilty about it!     read more →

EC Sustainable set to run for charity

EC Sustainable’s managing director, Kevin Morgan, will run the 10km course at the Valley Stampede on 17 November 2012. The Valley Stampede is a 5km or 10km charity run through obstacles and mud. This year the Stampede is proud to support Lifeline, CanTeen and The Wilderness Society as official event charity partners. For more information on.. read more →

EC Sustainable exhibits at the Resource & Waste Management (RWM) Exhibition 2012, Birmingham-UK

EC Sustainable will exhibit at the Resource & Waste Management (RWM) Exhibition, 11-13 September 2012, in Birmingham United-Kingdom. For more information:  read more →

EC Sustainable visitor at Total Facilities LIVE Sydney 2012

EC Sustainable will visit Total Facilities LIVE Sydney 2012 that will take place from 19th to 20th July 2012. Looking forward to meeting you there! For more informatio: read more →