Proposed scrap metal reforms in NSW long overdue

Proposed scrap metal reforms in NSW long overdue

Proposed reforms to the NSW scrap metal industry have been welcomed by the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC), which says a national ban on the export of unprocessed scrap metal would further improve the integrity of the sector. A new report by NSW...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 26 November

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 26 November

NWRIC meets: Shadow Assistant Minister for the Environment attends and waste export bans on the agenda A virtual meeting of members of the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) was held this week, with the Shadow Assistant Minister for the Environment,...

Tasmanian Labor party’s proposed inquiry unnecessary

Tasmanian Labor party’s proposed inquiry unnecessary

The Tasmanian Labor Party’s bid to block Tasmania’s proposed waste levy and delay the introduction of a Container Refund Scheme (CRS) with an unnecessary new inquiry risks the development of new jobs in the ‘circular economy’, said the National Waste and Recycling...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 26 November

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 12 November

Victorian Waste to Energy Framework finalised The Victorian Government has finalised and released its waste to energy framework which confirms its commitment to place a one million tonne per year cap on the amount of waste that can be heat treated to make energy....

Organics and the Road to Recovery

Organics and the Road to Recovery

Rose Read, Chief Executive Officer of NWRIC and Peter Olah, National Executive Officer of AORA, explore the challenges and risks of halving organic waste to landfill by 2030. FOGO might be a hot button topic now with enormous potential for organics to step up and help...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 26 November

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 22 October

Tasmania releases waste progress report and draft bill on climate change A progress report on Tasmania’s waste initiatives has been released, along with a draft Bill which proposes legislating a target of net-zero by the end of 2030. The report outlines the timeframe...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 26 November

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 15 October

Climate change, carbon markets and the waste and resource recovery industry As the UK prepares to host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow and accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 26 November

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 8 October

Funding awarded for PVC remanufacturing project A partnership between CSIRO, Think Fencing Pty Ltd, Vinyl Council of Australia and NWRIC is being funded to work with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounders and manufacturers in a project to reduce waste and innovate for...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 26 November

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 24 September

Industry views sought on export of waste tyres, PFAS disposal options, managing recovered fines and organics National and State governments have a number of inquiries and discussion papers out for industry comment at the moment. These include National - Discussion...

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 26 November

NWRIC CEO Week in Review- 17 September

New national funding for recycling in regional and remote communities The federal government has announced $7 million funding for recycling in regional and remote Australia through its Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF). Environment Minister Sussan Ley said the...