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Environment industries archive


Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Eco-efficiency & Cleaner Production case studies by location

Australian Capital Territory

ACTEW - EMS Integrated into all Operational Areas

Caltex Airport StarMart (Canberra) - Automotive Fuel Retailing

Hotel Kurrajong - Hotel Operation

Lee and Thomas Auto Electrics - Automotive Electrical Services

New South Wales

Australian Newsprint Mills (1 of 2) - Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing

Banksia Food Products Pty Ltd - Fruit and Vegetable Processing

Bayer Formulation Plant - Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing

BHP Appin and Tower Collieries - Coal Mining

Blue Circle Southern Cement - Construction Material Mining

Capral Aluminium Limited - Aluminium Smelting

Carlovers Carwash Limited - Motor Vehicle Services

Coca-Cola Amatil - Soft Drink, Cordial and Syrup Manufacturing

Compaq Australia - Computer Services

CSR Wood Panels - Fabricated Wood Manufacturing

Dupont - Basic Chemical Manufacturing

Goulburn Wool Scour - Wool Scouring

Halls of Residence - Waste Minimisation Strategies

Hotel Inter Continental Sydney - Hotel Operation

ICI Olefines - Petroleum Refining

Narellan Pools - Pool Manufacturing

Nowra Chemical Manufacturers Pty Ltd - Cleansing Preparation Manufacturing

NSW Sugar - Sugar Manufacturing

Pacific Power Eraring Power Station - Electricity Supply

Qantas Airways Limited - Aircraft Manufacturing

Sydney Water Corporation - Water Supply

The Regent Sydney - Hotel Operation

Wattyl Australia - Paint Manufacturing

Westpac Banking Corporation - Banks

Northern Territory

Ayers Rock Resort - Hotel Operation

Carlton & United Brewery - The Monitoring and Pre-treatment of Brewery Trade Waste Prior to Discharge

Crocodylus Park - Total Waste Management within a Wildlife Conservation and Research Park

Northern Territory University - On-site Neutralization of Laboratory Wastewater

Pauls Limited (N.T.) - Utilisation of a Fully Automated Cleaning System in a Milk Processing Plant


Amcor Packaging (Australia) Pty Ltd - Printing and Services to Printing

Austcast - Iron and Steel Casting and Forging

Automotive Dismantling - Motor Vehicle Services

Caltex Refinery - Petroleum Refining

Cleaning of Dampeners in the Printing Industry - Printing and Services to Printing

CSR Distilleries - Organic Industrial Chemical Manufacturing

Diesel Specialists Pty Ltd - Automotive Repair and Services

Electroplating Case Study - Metal Coating and Finishing

Everhard Industries - Water and Wastewater Products and Services

Financial Savings Flow From the Segregation of Wood Dust Waste - Kitchen Manufacturing

Hammond 4WD Centre - Automotive Repair and Services

Industrial Galvanisers Corporation - Metal Coating and Finishing

Mount Gravatt Auto Wreckers - Motor Vehicle Services

Mount Isa Mines - Metal Ore Mining

Oil Disposal - Automotive Repair and Services

Radiator Warehouse - Motor Vehicle Radiator Repairing

Reducing Solvents in the Panel Beating Industry - Automotive Smash Repairing

Sanding Operations in a Paint Shop - Automotive Smash Repairing

Spray Painting - Automotive Smash Repairing

Spray Painting - Automotive Smash Repairing

Queensland Nickel Refinery - Energy and Water Re-use

University of Queensland - EMS

Weatherall Smash Repairs - Automotive Smash Repairing

South Australia

ACI Glass Packaging - Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing

Adelaide Malting Pty Ltd - Beer and Malt Manufacturing

A Raptis & Sons Pty Ltd - Seafood Processing

Australian National Railways - Railway Equipment Manufacturing

Berri Estates - Wine Manufacturing

Bordex Wine Racks Australia Pty Ltd - Metal Coating and Finishing

Coating Australia Pty Ltd - Other Wood Product Manufacturing

Cutler Brands Pty Ltd - Printing and Services to Printing

Flinders Medical Centre - Hospital Operation

Hendersons Automotive Group - Motor Vehicle and Part Manufacturing

Heritage Industries - Other Wood Product Manufacturing

Joe's Poultry Processors - Poultry Processing

Korvest Galvanisers - Metal Coating and Finishing

Monroe Australia Pty Ltd - Motor Vehicle and Part Manufacturing

OneSteel Whyalla Steelworks - Iron and Steel Manufacturing

Quality Dry Cleaners - Laundries and Dry Cleaners

Rellney Construction - Other Business Services

Rowell & Searle Auto Transmissions Pty Ltd - Automotive Repair and Services

Smiths Snackfood Company Ltd - Food Manufacturing

Tony's Tuna International - Seafood Processing

WMC Limited - Metal Ore Mining


ACL Bearing Company - Automotive Equipment and Parts Manufacturing

Cascade Brewery Company - Beer, Soft Drink, and Syrup Manufacturing

Comalco Aluminium (Bell Bay) Limited - Aluminium Smelting

Hobart City Council - Local Government Administration and Services

Launceston General Hospital - Hospital Operation

Pasminco Australia Ltd - Integrated Metal Ore Mining and Processing


Australian Dyeing Company - Textile Finishing

BASF Australia - Acrylic Latex Product Manufacturing

Berrybank Farm - Pig Farming

Bonlac Foods - Dairy Product Manufacturing

BTR Automotive - Automotive Sealing and Antivibration Systems

Chemical Usage in a Lamb Skin Tannery - Leather Tanning and Fur Dressing

Cleaner Production in the Automotive Industry - Motor Vehicle and Part Manufacturing

Cleaner Production in Wool Scouring - Wool Scouring

Coating of Automotive Components - Motor Vehicle and Part Manufacturing

Cranwell Collision Repair - EMS Brings Major Benefits

Electrophoretic Plating - Metal Coating and Finishing

Emulsion Recovery - Uncle Ben's

Environmental Efficiencies = Sales Force Effectiveness - Coca Cola Amatil

Fletcher Construction Australia - Building Construction

Flour Power - Nestle

Geelong Wool Combing - EMS

Goodman Fielder Baking Australia - Bakery Product Manufacturing

Holden's Engine Company - Motor Vehicle Engine Manufacturing

Hubert Textiles Pty Ltd - Textile Finishing

Insulform Pty Ltd - Motor Vehicle and Part Manufacturing

Kemcor Australia - Rubber Product Manufacturing

Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd - Photographic and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing

Lightning Property Services - Other Construction Services

Machining Coolant Recycling - Motor Vehicle and Part Manufacturing

Metal Recovery in Electroplating - Metal Coating and Finishing

Moore Business Systems Australia Ltd - Information Storage and Retrieval Services

Moreland City Council - Building Construction

Myer Grace Bros - Department Store

NCI Plastics (VIC) Pty Ltd - Plastic Injection Moulded Product Manufacturing

Norwich Union Financial Services Ltd - Financial Asset Investors

Nutratherm - Services to Agriculture

Optimisation of Binder and Catalyst Addition - Iron and Steel Casting and Forging

Oxford panels - Automotive Smash Repairing

Parkroyal on St Kilda Road - Hotel Operation

Parr Paints - Paint Manufacturing

Phosphate Pre-Treatment of Steel - Metal Coating and Finishing

Plastic Media Paint Stripping - Automotive Smash Repairing

Portland Aluminium - Aluminium Smelting

PPG Industries and Ford Australia - Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing and Painting

Protectakote Pty Ltd - Metal Coating and Finishing

Recovery of Bleach Solution - Photographic Film Processing

Recovery of Citrus Oil - Fruit and Vegetable Processing

Reducing Consumption of Water and Compressed Air - Carlton & United Breweries

Reducing Downtime - Coca Cola Amatil

Reducing Energy and Water Use - Chiquita Mushrooms

Reducing Fuel Cost of Steam Production - Ardmona Foods

Reducing the Volume of General Waste - Bush Boake Allen Australia

Reducing Solid Wastes from Waste Water - Heinz Wattie's

Reducing Salt Load in Waste Water and Reducing Water Use - Irymple Citrus Products

Reducing Waste at Product Change Over - Uncle Ben's

Reducing Waste Water - Ardmona Foods

Replacement of Salt Baths with Fluidised Bed Furnaces - Metal Coating and Finishing

Robert Bosch Australia - Electrical Equipment and Appliance Manufacturing

Schiavello - EMS attracts customers

Solvent Recovery in Flexographic Printing - Printing and Services to Printing

Solvent Recovery Unit - Automotive Smash Repairing

Solvent Reduction in the Printing Process - Printing and Services to Printing

Southcorp - EMS Meets Needs of Diverse Global Organisation

Supply Chain Environmental Management Program - Auto Textiles

Supply Chain Environmental Management Program - Tomato Sauces

Stripping Paint from Components - Metal Coating and Finishing

Swift Payback on Investment - Murray Goulburn Cooperative

Teamwork Delivering Improved Environmental Performance - Textile Finishing

Television Victoria Pty Ltd - Television Station Operation

Total Chrome Recycling - Leather Tanning and Fur Dressing

Water Based Damp Course Protection Chemicals - Waterproofing of Buildings

Water Jet Floor Cleaning and Effluent Recycling System - Cleaning Services

Western Australia

Alcoa World Alumina - Cleaner Production Initiatives

Atlas Dry Cleaners - Laundries and Dry Cleaners

Aqwest-Bunbury Water Board - Electricity Supply

BP Refinery Kwinana - Petroleum Refining

Dale Alcock Homes - Building Construction

Iluka Resources - Mineral Processing

Joondalup Radiator Service - Automotive Radiator Repair and Services

Peter Wilkinson & Co Pty Ltd - Automotive Body Repair and Services

Perth Zoo - Recreational Parks and Gardens

Solahart - Electrical Equipment and Appliances

Tiwest Kwinana Pigment Plant - Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing

WA Sustainable Industry Group - Business and Professional Associations

Western Power - Electricity Supply


Caroma - Dual Flush Toilet

Fisher & Paykel - DishDrawer

Reln - Eco-friendly Worm Farms

SC Johnson - Eco-friendly Household Goods

Wharington 'Re-Define' - Sustainable Commercial Furniture

Fuji-Xerox - Eco-manufacturing