• Your Guide to Hazardous Household Waste 31/03/2017

    Most households contain some form of hazardous waste — that is, wastes or products that are potentially harmful to humans or the environment when disposed of –  so it’s important to know how to handle, store and dispose of such materials and substances. By knowing how to properly manage hazardous wastes, minimise your impact on …

  • Signs of Soil Contamination 30/03/2017

    On this blog, we often discuss environmental contamination on the chemical or microbial level, but not all forms of contamination are invisible to the human eye, and soil contamination is one of them. This week, we take a look at six visible signs that there may be contamination present in a soil environment.   Discoloured …

  • All About Groundwater Contamination 03/03/2017

    Groundwater contamination is a common environmental problem in Australia, and is usually the result of poor environmental management, especially in high-density industrial areas. Groundwater contamination occurs for a variety of reasons including poor storage or disposal of industrial waste, and the mixing of rain and industrial chemicals, and can present serious risks to the environment …