Recycling

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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In response to the ABC’s Four Corners program on August 7, the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) today released its ‘Industry Roadmap’, a national plan for a circular economy offering regulatory solutions to improve Australia’s waste and recycling industry. While the Council rejects comments by the ABC describing Australia’s waste and recycling industry

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Enforcing landfill levies across State borders will prevent further unnecessary cross border transport of waste, says the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC). Following the ABC’s Four Corners report on August 7, three Government reviews have been commissioned into the Australian waste and recycling industry – a review by a legal expert on behalf

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The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) is calling on all governments to support more targeted spending priorities for landfill levy revenue. In June, NWRIC members ratified industry’s recommendations on how funds raised from Australia’s landfill levies could be spent more effectively. Landfill levies raise close to $1 billion per year across Australia. Speaking

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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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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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