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  • 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 …

  • Your Responsibilities To The Environment As A Business Owner 12/07/2018

    Big or small, your business has an impact on the environment. From noise to chemicals, there are regulations and responsibilities for every kind of waste. If you don’t know what they are, and your business is not up to code, there are serious consequences involved. As a business owner, you are responsible for the people …

  • How You’re Polluting Without Even Realising It 02/07/2018

    We all know that littering is detrimental to the environment, but there are actually many other ways we are constantly polluting. Often, they seem so small that you may not have even considered its effect on the environment. That’s why we’re showing you five ways you might be polluting in today’s blog.   #1: Sweeping …

  • 3 Ozone Depleting Substances You Should Know 22/06/2018

    Simply put, ozone depleting substances are gasses that contribute to global warming by harming the ozone layer. Some of these gases and substances can last in the atmosphere for around 50 years. By damaging the earth’s ozone layer we are less protected from harmful radiation from the sun. In this blog, we sharing what ozone …

  • Ways To Prevent And Reduce Soil Pollution 01/06/2018

    Soil is a resource that humans definitely take for granted. The soil is integral to the process of growing crops and farming animals – i.e. two huge areas of the agricultural sector that are absolutely necessary for human survival. There are even suggestions that soil can positively impact climate change. Despite the evident value of …

  • 8 Things Your Business Can Do To Protect Groundwater 11/05/2018

    Groundwater is an incredibly important resource. Making up around a third of Australia’s water consumption, groundwater supports significant urban and rural areas. In fact, in some rural areas, groundwater is the primary source of water for the surrounding community. Unfortunately, there are many ways in which groundwater can become polluted, and most of them are avoidable or can be reduced, especially in …

  • How Groundwater Gets Polluted 30/04/2018

    Groundwater is a vital Australian resource and in the drier regions, it is the only water source. Just because it is sealed underground doesn’t mean that it is impervious to pollution and contaminants. If it isn’t caught in time polluted can lead to serious health problems like dysentery, hepatitis, and severe poisoning. It can make …