Greentech has partnered with PV Industries to launch its first solar panel recycling drop off point at their flagship Sydney store. Greentech is Australia’s largest wholesaler network of Solar and Renewable Energy specialists. The drop-off point is another avenue for the industry to sustainably dispose of solar panels they remove, where they will be collected by PV […]
PV Industries has secured space at a 3,000 square metre site in Sydney’s Western suburbs. The site will be used for recycling solar panels and will be available as a public drop off point. PV Industries, have already begun recycling solar panels and processing material at the facility. The facility’s central location relative to Greater […]
Merrylands Fire and Rescue Station were called to a solar system fire yesterday, announced via their facebook page. The Merrylands Station found solar panels and solar systems to be the cause of four fires in the last week alone. They report that this is an increase of more than 20% from last year. Fire and […]
The Daily Telegraph reported a fire sparked by a solar system at The King’s School in Parramatta, Sydney, last week. “An overheated solar panel sparked a fire at the prestigious King’s School at North Parramatta on Thursday.” “NSW Fire and Rescue dispateched crews to the Pennant Hills Road private school after a call to triple-0 […]
PV Industries have been highlighted in Electrical Connection magazine’s Winter 2020 issue, in a feature article on solar panel recycling. The article, At Your Disposal, provides an in depth look at end of life (EOL) solar panels and waste management options including solar panel recycling. Paul Skelton writes, “It has been estimate that 100,000 to […]
PV Industries have been profiled by Inside Waste in their June issue of the magazine. The article, Solar waste startup develops recycling solution, explains issues faced in solar panel recycling and PV Industries partnership with the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to develop local recycling technology. Claire Moffat writes, “Paradoxically, it is the growth […]
Renew Magazine publishes in-depth article focusing on solar panel waste, regulations, batteries and solar panel recycling.
Victoria’s ban on e-waste from landfill will take effect from today, 1st of July 2019. All e-waste items are covered by the ban including, but not limited to, televisions, computers, mobile phones, kitchen appliances and solar panels. E-waste is defined as any item with a plug, battery or cord that is no longer working or […]