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NWRIC CEO Week in Review

For the latest news from the NWRIC CEO

17 December 2020

  • Federal Parliamentary Committee identifies barriers to innovation in waste
  • States slow to make Recycling Modernisation Fund available to industry
  • New national recycling and waste laws and waste glass export ban rule in place
  • Vic EPA proposed 2021 regulations released to help industry prepare
  • 2020 a year in review and looking to 2021
  • NWRIC wishes everyone a safe and happy festive season and a prosperous 2021.

4 December 2020

  • Spotlight on NSW waste levy
  • Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill sitting in the Senate
  • WRIQ future leaders

27 November 2020

  • Victorian state budget handed down – NWRIC responds
  • That’s a wrap – success for AWRE held online for first time
  • Australian first: WRIQ launches intern program for waste, recycling and circular economy sector

20 November 2020

  • Register now for next week’s Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo

13 November 2020

  • ABS publish 2018-19 Waste Account – waste generation up
  • WRIWA wins award for kerbside recycling guidelines
  • Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo is fast approaching
  • Queensland appoints new Environment Minister

6 November 2020

  • Consultation underway on future of ERF concessions for landfill gas method
  • QLD election result – WRIQ secures key commitments
  • Victorian government consults on proposed CDS
  • Waste to energy session at Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE)
  • SAVE THE DATE – Plastics and the Circular Economy Conference: The Virtual Edition

30 October 2020

  • Manufacturing and COVID-19 on NWRIC meeting agenda
  • Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill passes House of Representatives
  • CDS a feature at Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE)

23 October 2020

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill debated
  • New Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence established
  • Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) – National State of Waste online in 2020

16 October 2020

  • Industry Opportunities in manufacturing a stand-out in Federal Budget
  • Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) online in 2020

2 October 2020

  • NWRIC’s position on CDS clear
  • Major importers sign up to battery recycling scheme
  • Victorian Government seeks feedback on proposed waste authority and waste and recycling legislation

25 September 2020

  • Review of the Product Stewardship (Oil) Act
  • Clean Energy Regulator takes charge of methods for earning carbon credits
  • NWRIC fronts Senate Committee inquiry into Recycling and Waste Reduction Bills

18 September 2020

  • NWRIC welcomes Veolia’s new CEO and Managing Director
  • Assistant Minister Trevor Evans meets with NWRIC State affiliates
  • Submission to Senate Committee on Recycling and Waste Reduction Bills 2020

11 September 2020

  • NWRIC welcomes Battery Stewardship Scheme but importers must sign up
  • NWRIC welcomes SA ban of single use plastics
  • Tyre stockpile highlights need for state government and tyre industry action

4 September 2020

  • NWRIC thanks Danny Conlon
  • Commonwealth Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020 update
  • WRIQ releases election manifesto ahead of Queensland State election

24 August 2020

  • Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill
  • Women In industry Awards
  • CRC-P grants for recycling and waste innovation

17 August 2020

  • Simms Metals Management aims to divert 1 million tonnes of shredder residue from landfill
  • How to clean up household recycling bin content, mandate single packaging and product labelling system
  • How the coronavirus is slowing efforts to reduce plastic waste
  • Federal Senate hearing on packaging and plastic amendments to product stewardship Act