Illegal dumping of Contaminated Soil/Waste

Illegal dumping of Contaminated Soil or Waste – The very serious criminal offence What is illegal dumping? “Illegal dumping is the placement of waste onto private or public land where no license or approval exists to accept such waste. It varies from small bags of rubbish in an urban environment to larger scale dumping of […]

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Contaminated Land – An Introduction

Common Causes of Contaminated Land Contaminated land, at its most basic level, refers to the degradation of land surfaces as a result of human activities. As a result, the area is affected by hazardous substances (e.g. arsenic, DDT or oil) which may pose a risk to human health and/or the environment. While contaminated land can […]

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Identifying Asbestos within the Home

Given the prevalence of asbestos use in a wide-range of Australian buildings prior to its ban in December 2003, it can be difficult to know the full extent of products in which it was used. In order to ensure that all residents are better informed, this aims to better equip people to successfully identify where […]

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A.D. Envirotech Expansion

Over the past 24 months A.D. Envirotech has experienced unprecedented levels of growth, both in terms of overall personnel and the scale and scope of projects in which we are involved. At present approximately 50 workers are now employed in varying capacities for ADE. As a result, we have quickly outstripped the capacity of the […]

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Asbestos – What do you really know?

Firstly, what is asbestos? Asbestos is a natural occurring silica compound; simply put, a natural material found in rock just like coal. It was primarily used in the building/construction industry due to its high flame retardant properties. Asbestos is a word that often causes a lot of confusion and concern for people, but what do […]

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