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  • What Is Composting And What Are Some Of The Environmental Benefits Of It? 15/05/2019

    You’ve probably heard the term composting before, but what exactly is it? The truth is, around 50% of what Australians throw into the garbage on a daily basis can be used as compost. Compost itself is any form of decaying organic material. This can be used to further grow plants. It’s the ultimate form of …

  • 7 Clever Ways To Improve Soil Health And Quality 29/04/2019

    Soil is one of the most valuable resources on Earth today. In fact, soil almost singlehandedly powers the agriculture and livestock industries, and these key industries are what sustain life as we know it. Unfortunately, soil contamination is a growing issue due to increased industrial activity and constant waste disposal. Once soil has been contaminated, …

  • The Different Types Of Pollution And How They Affect Us 24/04/2019

    When people hear pollution, they generally think of landfills or greenhouse gasses. Whilst these are serious forms of pollution that are affecting our planet, the word pollution goes beyond these common forms. There are actually many different types of pollution out there that affect our planet and its population in their own way. In today’s …

  • Things Most People Don’t Know About Pollution 19/03/2019

    It’s no secret that pollution is fatally harmful to not only our planet but to our personal health as well. The more we progress as a society, the more harmful emissions are being pumped into our environment. There are some pretty obvious causes for pollution that most people know about, such as greenhouse gases and …

  • How To Encourage Environmental Awareness In The Workplace 14/03/2019

    Sometimes it can be hard to get your friends or colleagues onto an environmentally friendly path. There are certain things that people are just used to doing that aren’t the best for the environment and are just hard to drop. But that doesn’t mean you should just give up. Sometimes it’s easier to help them …

  • Debunking 7 Myths About Asbestos

    It’s no secret that asbestos exposure is harmful to our health – and even potentially deadly. However, although asbestos has been recognised as a dangerous substance, there seems to be a lack of information about its nature. There are many myths currently surrounding asbestos, making it all the more mysterious. While the element of mystery …

  • 5 Ways To Be More Environmentally Conscious 19/02/2019

    The world is a delicate eco-system. We’re at a time where it is more important than ever to be more environmentally aware and know that our actions have consequences and that those consequences affect the environment that we live in. Our environmental consultants want to help educate you on simple ways you become more environmentally …

  • 6 Ways To Combat Groundwater Pollution 25/01/2019

    Groundwater is a naturally occurring water supply that exists beneath the Earth that feeds into rivers, streams and lakes. It makes up approximately 20% of the Earth’s freshwater reserves and is an especially valuable source of water for arid and drought-prone locations. Western Australia and the Northern Territory are two areas that heavily rely on …

  • 19 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Mould 19/11/2018

    Mould is everywhere. But how much do we really know about it? It often goes unnoticed in corners where we don’t tend to look, yet the fascinating (and potentially deadly) species of fungi is actually quite interesting when you inspect a little closer. That’s why today, we are sharing nineteen of the best facts about …

  • The Advantages of Developing a Brownfield Site 19/09/2018

    A brownfield site refers to any site which has been previously developed and is not currently in use. Melbourne’s inner and outer suburbs are dotted with brownfield sites which have great development potential but are left unused as buyers are often scared off by the possibility of contamination and the costs associated with remediation. However, …

  • After the Fire: The Environmental Hazards Associated with Fire Damage 10/09/2018

      Last Thursday (30/8/18) Melbourne’s western suburbs were engulfed in a thick cloud of toxic black smoke emanating from a warehouse fire between Tottenham and West Footscray. The blaze, touted as Melbourne’s biggest in decades, is believed to have been fuelled by thousands of improperly stored chemical drums containing harmful substances. Although the blaze has …

  • 11 Ways To Make Your Refurbishment More Eco-Friendly 24/08/2018

    Like demolitions, refurbishments can put immense strain on the surrounding environment. They can also be unsafe for those accessing the site if risks are not handled appropriately. Even after the refurbishment, the site can still affect people and the environment if precautions have not been put into place. With all this in mind, today we …

  • Everything You Need To Know About Getting An Environmental Site Assessment 22/08/2018

    Have you recently purchased or inherited a business or property? Getting an environmental site assessment (ESA) is an essential part of responsibility for owning land. It assures the safety of your employees, the surrounding environment, yourself and your business. It may sound nerve wrecking to get an ESA, it can even feel like a bother. …

  • What Can You Expect From The Demolition Process? 06/08/2018

    When most people think of a demolition process, the image that comes to mind immediately is the big wrecking ball destroying everything in its path. However, that is not the only part involved in a demolition – there are actually a number of steps your demolition team will take before they even reach that stage. …

  • Common Factors that Halt Excavation Projects 03/08/2018

    Basement excavation is becoming an increasingly popular way to manage inner Melbourne’s growing parking needs, but such projects can often be troubled by unexpected costs and delays as work is halted to rectify various unforeseen obstacles. In this article, we’ll be looking at some of the most common factors that halt basement excavation projects and …