Dr Sittimont Kanjanabootra and Francis Grennan from University of Newcastle, NSW, provide a summary of their analysis of research on the effectiveness of asbestos regulations in Australia, which has an impact for those in the hazardous waste removal, transportation and disposal sectors.
Waste Recycling Industry Association Northern Territory (WRINT) recently submitted its waste management action plans to the Northern Territory (NT) Government. Its CEO, Rick Ralph, provides Waste Management Review with a preview.
The Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) Queensland Branch Chair, Martin Towers, shares some thoughts on an action plan developed by the AORA committee for organic wastes regulation in QLD to generate discussion and stimulate further ideas that differ from the status quo.
The Victorian Organics Resource Recovery Strategy was published in October. Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) CEO Peter McLean provides an overview of the plan from his organisation’s perspective and outlines how it intends to support the strategy’s aims.
EPA VIC released updated guidance in August on moving prescribed industrial waste from Victoria across Australia. The State General Manager for SUEZ in Victoria, Kelvin Sargent, explains what the new guidelines mean for the industry and offers a view on next steps on this subject.
EPA NSW has released several updated regulations that affect waste and recycling businesses in the state in the last year. The Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) Executive Director Tony Khoury provides an overview of these new rules and where he would like to see changes in future.
The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) will hold the second emissions reduction fund auction in November. Nadya Krienke-Becker provides some insights into the auction process, including what projects qualify and how to prepare to bid in future auctions.