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Here’s what a circular economy is all about

Here’s what a circular economy is all about

So, what’s all the fuss about a circular economy? You might have heard the words ‘circular economy’ being thrown around in recent times, and perhaps wondered what all the fuss was about. The term ‘circular economy’ is not just a modern buzzword, and a circular economy...

Five tips to beef up your recycling efforts for businesses

Five tips to beef up your recycling efforts for businesses

These days plenty of businesses are stepping up their efforts to go green and reduce their impact on the environment. While this is good news, for most businesses, there’s room for improvement when it comes to the way they manage their waste. And one of the easiest...

How businesses can extract more value from their organic waste

How businesses can extract more value from their organic waste

Waste is an unavoidable by-product of our modern economy, but the concept of a disposable society is just a myth. Waste never harmlessly disappears – nothing in the universe can be destroyed. Rather, it just changes form. Dumping waste into big holes in the ground is...

How recycling your food and green waste saves energy

How recycling your food and green waste saves energy

We all know that recycling is a good idea – but just how does it work to save the environment? Recycling has many benefits – saving energy being one of the biggest ones. Recycling saves energy by reducing (and sometimes even completely eliminating) the need to make...

How to know if your site needs revegetating

How to know if your site needs revegetating

Revegetation is one of the most important parts of any building or construction activity where the plant cover has been disturbed. Vegetation that is suited to the location will be re-established, usually comprising local native plants. Revegetation will return a...

Waste streams you probably didn’t know could be recycled

Waste streams you probably didn’t know could be recycled

Given society's unsustainable rates of consumption and waste generation, it’s never been more important to find alternatives to traditional waste management. Large volumes of commercial, industrial and household waste continue to rot in landfill causing a whole host...

NuGrow helps the City of Gold Coast recycle green organics

NuGrow helps the City of Gold Coast recycle green organics

If you’re looking for a one-stop shop for sustainable waste management, look no further than NuGrow! We offer Queensland’s largest recycling operation of its kind – and the City of Gold Coast (City) has been reaping the benefits of NuGrow’s services over the past 18...

NuGrow celebrates World Soil Day

NuGrow celebrates World Soil Day

World Soil Day is celebrated every year on 5 December, and NuGrow is happy to use this opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of soils, and the need for sustainable management to keep our soil resources healthy. Held since 2002, this day encourages people...

New book explores our thinking about waste

New book explores our thinking about waste

The missing ingredient to counter climate change is in the trash … As a collective population, we need to change our thinking about waste – and a new book is challenging each one of us to think differently about the concepts of discarded materials and their economic...