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July 16, 2021

5 Benefits of the Circular Economy in 2021

The circular economy is a concept we at Wastech Engineering are deeply familiar with and appreciative of. We believe that if implemented properly, it could have a transformative impact on our way of life, unlocking a range of benefits that we simply aren’t able to take advantage of right now.[...]

July 1, 2021

The Circular Economy in Action: an Australian Case Study

Wastech Engineering prides itself on being an advocate for the circular economy. With due consideration to the entire product lifespan, we believe Australian can radically reduce its reliance on new materials, allowing us to maintain our world-leading quality of life without harming the planet. We’re not alone in this pursuit.[...]

June 17, 2021

AI & the Internet of Things – Australia’s Interconnected Future

More than just buzzwords, artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) are powerful ways for learning more about the world, making us more effective in business and reducing friction in day-to-day life. At Wastech, we’re excited about these and other new technologies, and we want our clients to[...]

May 15, 2021

Environmental Sustainability & The Circular Economy: Australia’s Bright Future

Departing from the traditional linear economic model will be of great benefit to Australia’s future. The take-make-consume-throw away pattern relies on large quantities of cheap yet easily accessible materials and energy, where products are designed to have a short shelf life in order to encourage consumers to repeat purchases. This[...]

May 2, 2021

The Top Economic Benefits of the Circular Economy for Engineering

The circular economy has long be touted as a way to minimise the impact of modern civilisation on the planet’s finite resources. While this is a crucial and undeniable positive of such a shift, it is far from the only benefit that will be realised from the circular economy. A[...]

April 2, 2021

The Circular Economy, the Australian Government, and Wastech’s Support

There is a serious problem in Australia when it comes to waste management. To really drive the point home, Australian consumers throw away around 3.1 million tonnes of food each year. When rotting food is thrown away, it ends up in landfill and turns into methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.[...]