WMR: NWRIC calls for unified action

WMR: NWRIC calls for unified action

A lack of cohesion between federal and state environmental regulations is threatening businesses. Rick Ralph, National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) Chief Executive Officer says it’s time for an overhaul. Over the past two years as we all lived the...

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...

Recycling infrastructure funding only one part of the solution

Recycling infrastructure funding only one part of the solution

The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has today welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to invest more in recycling infrastructure, following the Prime Minister’s $60 million announcement for advanced technology through the Recycling...

NWRIC announces new CEO

NWRIC announces new CEO

The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has announced the appointment of Rick Ralph as its new Chief Executive Officer. Rick will take over from current NWRIC CEO Rose Read, who is stepping down after almost four years leading the not-for-profit...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 14 March 2022

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 14 March 2022

Cleanaway opens largest PET recycling plant in the country with Coca-Cola and Asahi The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) congratulates Cleanaway Waste Management and its partners in opening the largest PET recycling plant in the country. The...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 14 March 2022

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 4 March 2022

Queensland floods The Queensland Department of Environment and Science Industry Waste Group met this week to propose government actions related to flood waste for those affected by the disastrous flooding in southeast Queensland. Support includes a proposed waste...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 14 March 2022

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 18 February 2022

SA PFAS Inquiry Interim Report Ahead of the March election, a South Australia parliamentary committee inquiry report has found the state should consider the "economic and environmental consequences" of continuing to send all its PFAS-contaminated waste interstate. The...