The farm shed invention that could power this whole town with clean energy

After more than a decade on the drawing board, a farmer and an engineer say they have created a generator that runs off green waste, recycles its emissions, and costs virtually nothing.

Could an old coal-fired power station breathe new life into this town?

Locals fear Lithgow could turn into a ghost town if the Wallerawang Power Station — which has sat idle since it closed in 2014 — is not redeveloped soon. But questions are being raised about who will be left with the bill do demolish the site.

A year on from Australia’s recycling crisis, what’s changed?

A year after the scale of Australia's recycling crisis became apparent, governments are still scrambling for an answer and the waste industry says time is running out.

NSW council warns it will run out of space for landfill in as little as a year

NSW councils like Coffs Harbour, which is set to run out of space for landfill in "between one and three years", complain that the State Government is collecting landfill waste levies from them without reinvesting it in recycling facilities.