The Arnott’s Group and CleanPeak Energy, a specialist distributed renewable energy company, have signed an agreement to transition the worldclass Huntingwood manufacturing facility to 100 per cent renewable electricity by 2029.
The project, based in Sydney’s western suburbs, is expected to be one of Australia’s largest integrated behind the meter solar and battery installations.
The 44,000sqm manufacturing facility operates 24-hours, seven days a week, running five different automated manufacturing lines, producing around 53 per cent of The Group’s total biscuit volume. The site employs over 400 people and bakes around 56 million kilograms of biscuits annually, including some of Australia’s favourites like Tim Tam, Shapes and Jatz.
According to a report by Grand View Research, Inc., the global skateboard market is expected to reach $2.4 billion by 2025. Cutting-edge companies are doing their part to produce durable, sustainable skateboards to help reduce deforestation.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that 20 new water fountains will be installed across the capital as part of a scheme to slash the amount of single-use plastic bottles that are purchased.
Electronic waste is among the most toxic and fast-growing types of waste we generate. Recycling alone is not enough, so how do we change e-waste landscape?
The San Marcos City Council introduced an ordinance banning single-use plastic utensils and containers and Styrofoam products during its Oct. 12 meeting, becoming the latest in a string of San Diego County cities to implement such a ban. The council vote unanimously in favor of the ordinance, which will be officially adopted at an upcoming council meeting and phased in over two years. According to the staff report, the ordinance will “establish standards and procedures for the protection of the City’s environment, its economy, and the health of its residents and visitors by promoting environmentally sustainable practices throughout the City by controlling the use and distribution and disposal of certain non-recyclable single-use plastic products by City departments, City contractors, food servicers, and grocery stores within the City of San Marcos.”
Hunan Valin LY Steel Group Co., Ltd. (“LY Steel”) is an important production base for fine steel products in Central and Southern China, a backbone enterprise of Valin Group – one of China’s top ten steel companies, and a provincially administered super large state-owned enterprise in Hunan. LY Steel was established and put into production in 1958. After 57 years of development, it currently has an annual steel production capacity of 8 million tons, and possesses a production line covering the entire process from coking, sintering, steelmaking to steel rolling. It mainly produces thin hot-rolled and cold-rolled coils featuring high strength, high technology content and high added value. The “Shuangling” brand has been shortlisted as “China’s Top Ten Publicly Recognized Brands”, and recognized as a “China Famous Trademark” by the State Administration for Industry and Commerce. This project covered energy plant,steel plant , circulating water system in steel rolling milland of LY Steel, involving a total of 100 high-efficiency water pumps. After transformation, water pumps operated well and the power-saving effect was obvious.