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A national database of waste and recycling service providers is necessary to ensure public protection, says the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC). Meeting on October 12, NWRIC members discussed initiatives which would help to protect and enhance safety and environmental standards. The Council members comprise national waste companies and all mainland ‘state’ waste

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Following a series of major fires, a national fire standard and an audit of combustible waste stockpiles is needed, said the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC). With fires a critical risk to public safety, the NWRIC is calling for the development of national fire management standards for waste and recycling facilities. The Council

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Industry leaders are calling for coordinated action between the States and the Commonwealth to prevent landfill levy avoidance and the unnecessary transport of waste across State borders. At the June 13 National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) meeting members unanimously ratified a position to oppose all unnecessary transport of waste across state borders. “Inter-jurisdictional

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Aligning the commencement dates of the NSW and Queensland container deposit schemes will ensure the success of both, say waste and recycling leaders. This week, Queensland’s Parliament tabled the legislation to establish the State’s Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) via an update to the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011. The proposed scheme for Queensland received

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For the first time, waste and recycling leaders have met to discuss industry planning and infrastructure needs nationwide. On April 11, the inaugural meeting of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (‘the Council’) was held in Melbourne. The meeting brought together companies representing the majority of the waste management and recycling industry from across

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The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has received support from Australia’s largest waste management companies – and has begun operations. A new body working to create a cohesive national vision for Australia’s waste management industry, the NWRIC has officially formed, following the first meeting of its executive in Sydney on February 13. The

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Five of the largest companies in the Australian waste management and recycling sector have agreed to establish the National Waste & Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC). The NWRIC will embrace the views of companies with direct investments in the waste management, recycling and resource recovery industry. Waste management is an essential service and the sector contributes

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