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NUGROW’S STATEMENT RE PLANNING & ENVIRONMENT COURT MATTERS

NuGrow welcomes the Court’s decision to dismiss the State’s application for an interim restrain and the Court’s intervention to bring together the State and Council processes relating to upgrades at our Ipswich facility. NuGrow has been working to incorporate best...

STATEMENT RE ASBESTOS TESTING AT ROCKHAMPTON FACILITY

13 March 2024 The Department of Environment, Science and Innovation has informed NuGrow that some samples collected from our Rockhampton Facility have returned positive results for asbestos. NuGrow is awaiting formal advice from the regulators regarding further...

STATEMENT RE ASBESTOS TESTING AT IPSWICH FACILITY

29/02/2024 | UPDATED: STATEMENT RE ASBESTOS TESTING AT IPSWICH FACILITY On 20 February 2024, testing conducted by the Department of Environment, Science and Innovation with the Asbestos Safety Unit of Workplace Health and Safety Queensland identified a low level of...

NuGrow Operations in the Swanbank Industrial Area

NuGrow Operations in the Swanbank Industrial Area

As Queensland’s largest organic waste recycler and compost manufacturer, NuGrow takes its responsibilities to the community and the environment very seriously. We recognise Ipswich residents’ concerns about the impact of unpleasant odours around the Swanbank...

Guide to conducting a waste audit

Guide to conducting a waste audit

The National Waste Report provides damning statistics on business recycling: every year over 20 million tonnes of waste are sent to rot in landfill from the Australian industrial and commercial sector – despite estimates that over 70% of that waste could be recycled...

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...

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...