Waste management and resource recovery is essential to protecting human health and the environment, while contributing significantly to the Australian economy including keeping materials in the economy and out of the environment.

 

About NWRIC

The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) is a business council representing all aspects of the sector including major landfills, transfer stations, resource recovery facilities (including advanced manufacturing), firming power facilities, collection services and secondary reprocessing operations.

Advocacy

NWRIC works to advance Australia’s waste and resource recovery industry. Key to this mission is a commitment to high standards in regard to policy development, industry representation and transparency.

Resources

NWRIC members directly employ more than 15,000 Australians, across more than 600 specialty industry prized assets. The Councils state-based affiliate organisations, represent more than 500 additional businesses including international and national companies but importantly, small to medium family-based businesses.

Latest News

DAWE Recycled Content in Use – Video Series now live
DAWE Recycled Content in Use – Video Series now live

The Commonwealth Sustainable Procurement Advocacy and Resource Centre ishappy to announce the full series of the ‘Recycled Content in Use’ videos are now live on the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE) website! The series of 19 short videos...

Nation-Wide Standards to Enhance Resource Recovery
Nation-Wide Standards to Enhance Resource Recovery

To assist Australian recyclers enhance the volume and value of tradable products in domestic and overseas markets and stimulate domestic re-use of recovered materials, the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) this month delivered the National...

Review finds packaging regulation fails to drive change
Review finds packaging regulation fails to drive change

Initially published in Inside Waste 26th April 2022 Time is ticking to resolve the serious flaws that exist in the regime for managing packaging waste, a review of the National Environment Protection Measure (NEPM) for Used Packaging Materials (UPM), released by the...

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