iQRenew is investing to increase our capability to sort and process recyclable materials in Australia. By doing so we help reduce shipments of waste sent overseas, divert waste from landfill and add value to our community.
The waste landscape around the world is changing. We can no longer ship the problem interstate or overseas. As of 2018, China has effectively banned all imports of foreign waste.
Australians recycle 51% of waste… meaning over half of what we throw away gets collected by local councils as recycling kerbside.
What is a Material Recovery Facility (MRF)?
A MRF is a huge factory where mixed recycling comes to be sorted into streams – plastic, paper, glass and aluminium (then baled and sent for processing).
iQ Renew were presented with the WCRA President’s Award at the WCRA (Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW) for its innovative solution to recovered glass, the Virtual Quarry.Continue reading the iQ Renew wins WCRA President’s Award 2019 for Virtual Quarry innovation article
Dr Len Humphreys was interviewed by popular Melbourne radio show 3AW on how our Cat-HTR technology is providing an innovative solution to End-of-Life PlasticContinue reading the Cat-HTR on 3AW Melbourne breakfast radio show with Ross and John article
Dr Len Humphreys, Licella CEO and Director iQ Renew, was interviewed by ABC’s 730 Report about recycling in Australia and the opportunity to transition to a circular economy.Continue reading the Cat-HTR features on ABC 730 Report: Have Australian scientists discovered a recycling solution to our plastic problem? article
When PM Scott Morrison addressed the UN General Assembly he gave a huge boost, in front of a global audience, to a new technology for recycling plastics…It will help make achievable “a truly circular economy”Continue reading the The Australian: PM backs local tech to end global plastic waste article