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Climate Tech

Victoria has $10 million to deal with one of the next decade’s biggest recycling problems: solar panels

- October 3, 2022 2 MIN READ

A $10 million program to tackle recycling solar panels has been launched in Victoria. Breakthrough Victoria,  a company managing a $2 billion fund set up by the Victorian government to make the state a global leader in innovation, has launched the $10 million Solar Waste Challenge, to invest in solar waste reduction solutions. More than… Read more »

Funding

A reusable packaging startup raised $2m in seeding fund with Kim Jackson’s Skip Capital backing it

- November 2, 2020 2 MIN READ

A household products company hoping to reduce the plastic waste by reusing containers for everyday products such as shampoo, liquid soaps and laundry wash has raised $2 million in seed funding, led by Skip Capital, the family VC run by Kim Jackson, wife of Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar. Zero Co has already attracted a series… Read more »

Other

An Adelaide startup has found a way to mimic tropical timbers using wood waste

- May 22, 2020 4 MIN READ

An Australian company that has developed technology to turn wood waste into timber that looks and performs like 100-year-old tropical hardwood has entered an agreement with Bosch to globalise the product. Based in Adelaide and Melbourne, 3RT has spent six years developing its world-first technology in collaboration with Flinders University in South Australia, launching its… Read more »