It’s my pleasure to welcome you to issue 20 of Remediation Australasia. This issue of the magazine takes a look at a range of topics that we – and, we hope, you – find fascinating. We’re putting plastics under the microscope (sometimes literally), with an article on the increasingly urgent problem of microplastics.
This case study looks at the remediation of a contaminated land site that was in the middle of a suburban area, 150 metres from the Noosa River. Gaffville Pty Ltd commissioned AgriRem Earth Care to remediate lots 3 and 4 RP122928, 14–16 Mary Street, Noosaville, Queensland.
It is my great pleasure to welcome you to issue 18 of Remediation Australasia. You may be aware that it has been a while since issue 17 was published. This is no accident. In 2015, CRC CARE relocated its headquarters from Adelaide to Newcastle, where we are now based at the University of Newcastle.
Complementary medicines – also known as traditional, natural or alternative medicines – include vitamin and dietary health supplements, herbal medicines, and traditional Ayurvedic, Chinese and homeopathic medicines. Contaminants in complementary medicines can include pesticide residues, and toxic heavy metal(loid)s such as cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), lead (Pb) and mercury (Hg).