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The National Waste Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) is calling on Federal, State and Territory Environment Ministers at their meeting this week to appoint a National Waste and Resource Recovery Commissioner to ensure the National Waste Policy will be successful. Australia can no longer ignore the significance of the waste, resource recovery and recycling challenges it

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Following the onset of the Chinese National Sword Program, the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (‘the Council’) calls on each State and Territory to form a ‘recycling task force’ to review their current practices and establish sustainable recycling activities for the future.   Taking effect from January 1, 2018, the Chinese ‘National Sword’ program

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The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (the ‘Council’) supports the new waste strategy announced by the Palaszczuk Government, but cautions that a potential landfill levy must create jobs and investment for Queenslanders. Together with the Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) – the Council welcomes the March 20 announcement by the Palaszczuk Government

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The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has said that without urgent action to address market changes – recycling contracts across Australia could face default. In July 2017 China notified the World Trade Organisation that it planned to reduce the imports of many recycled materials – meaning recycling contracts in Australia are now under

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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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