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Automated Waste Collection System (AWCS) for Maroochydore City Centre

The Sunshine Coast is leading the nation with Australia’s first, high-tech, underground automated waste collection system for a CBD. Using a series of underground pipes, waste and recycling is moved by vacuum pressure to a collection station, alleviating the need for waste collection trucks.

CISC Member, Arcpanel proudly supplied the cantilevered roof for this building with large spans and high thermal efficiency.

Commissioning is underway for this sustainable and innovative technology, and the AWCS is expected to be operational mid-year.

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Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast Inc. (CISC) is a member organisation for businesses established or represented in the greater Sunshine Coast region, with clean technology or sustainability products, services or innovations. Our aim is to support members through promotions, collaborations and professional development opportunities. Learn more.

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