The Group and its related entities currently control projects with a combined processing capacity of more than 300,000 tonnes per annum.
Townsville MRF - Operating
Mackay MRF - Operating
Mobile Baling - Operating
5,000tpa ag. plastics
Eastern Creek AWT - Operating
Shellharbour - Operating
Canberra MRF - Operating
Low Carbon Brick
Our team is working with Brickworks to minimise the environmental impact of making building products, utilising renewable resources to replace clay.
- Extensive research and development into using organics from MSW as an Alternative Raw Material (ARM) to replace clay in brick making
- Compliant with the Building Code of Australia and NSW Environmental Protection Authority regulations
- Produced over 80M bricks using up to 10% ARM
- In full scale commercial production
- Use of fossil fuel (natural gas) by drawing embodied energy from ARM
- Consumption of non-renewable resources (clay)
- Greenhouse Gas Emissions
- Lighter bricks
- Improved thermal properties
- Carbon neutral brick
- Cost advantages
Refuse Derived Fuel
Re.Group is developing Australian markets for alternative fuels, such as RDF, which can reduce reliance on fossil fuels and also provide resource recovery opportunities for new materials.
- Re.Group is completing detailed feasibility on an innovative hybrid fuel project, and expects to secure funding from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
- The project involves developing a new RDF boiler to provide steam into the re-heat circuit of an existing coal fired power station, reducing the carbon intensity of electricity provided to the national electricity market
- Working in partnership with a leading energy retailer with over 2.5 million customer accounts and over 4.5GW of installed or contracted energy capacity
- Local RDF offtake markets provide an opportunity to recover energy resources from parts of the waste stream that cannot currently be recycled in Australia
- Our team has experience in production of RDF from Australian household waste, with a strong understanding of the fuel characteristics and best-practice combustion solutions
Organics in the waste stream can be recovered and used to improve local soil productivity, rather than being disposed to landfill where they create significant greenhouse gas and odour emissions.
- Re.Group has experience manufacturing organic products from source separated and mixed waste sources, in accordance with regulatory guidelines and market standards
- Our team has lead the development of NSW markets for MSW-derived compost, with a focus on meeting the highest standards for agricultural uses
- We are helping return degraded land to productivity, in particular through rehabilitation of mine sites
- Re.Group is seeking to provide the market fit-for-purpose composted products, including retail of high quality source-separated organics to councils and local communities
- We work with leading compost distributors to understand customer requirements and achieve localised solutions
Re.Group is developing new markets for recovered glass. This will improve local social and environmental benefits.
- Import of glass bottles, coupled with high recycling rates, means the supply of recovered glass exceeds demand for new glass making in Australia
- Re.Group is the Australian agent for Krysteline, a UK-based specialist that has developed glass implosion technology
- Re.Group has installed Glass Sand Plants in a number of Australian MRFs, including the Mackay and Hume MRFs
- Re.Group has offtake agreements across all product lines including:
- Use as a pool filtration and sand blasting medium
- Use in the asphalt layer in road making
- Use as a sand replacement in civil applications
Re.Group has lead the industry in securing carbon credits for diversion of waste from landfill, allowing the greenhouse benefits of these activities to be rewarded in national carbon credit schemes.
- Our team includes the lead author for a joint industry methodology for the Carbon Farming Initiative, one of the first methodologies approved which was not sponsored by the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
- Re.Group worked extensively on negotiating a transition package for the recycling industry during the change from the Carbon Farming Initiative to the Emissions Reduction Fund. Our work allowed AWTs to continue to benefit under the Emissions Reduction Fund, and preserves the right for new AWT facilities to financially benefit from the greenhouse gas reductions they achieve
- Re.Group sits on the Technical Working Group (Waste) for the Emissions Reduction Fund, the only industry representative exclusively devoted to waste diversion projects
- Re.Group is a member of the Carbon Market Institute, and represents waste diversion projects on the CMI’s Carbon Project Developers Council committee