Waste Management Review


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.
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Return and Earn

Small change, a big difference

Return and Earn is a proven Container Deposit Scheme with hundreds of collection points around New South Wales. Waste Management Review looks at how the NSW scheme is setting the benchmark in Australia.
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QLD floods

Extra funds to help QLD floods clean-up

Hundreds of rangers and volunteers have mobilised to bring national and marine parks back online after large swathes copped a battering during last week’s QLD floods.
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pine plantation

How pine plantation waste could help power Queensland

Bioenergy produced from harvest waste across South-East Queensland’s (SEQ’s) pine plantations could significantly reduce net carbon emissions and nurture an emerging industry, according to research led by the University of the Sunshine Coast.
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FEDC expects the Peterson 6710D Horizontal Grinder to accumulate 10,000 hours of use, before it is replaced.

Flexibility realised

The Peterson 6710D Horizontal Grinder from Komatsu Forest provides a large-scale processing option for operators. Mick Benton, of Forest Enterprises Development & Consulting, explains.
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ACOR's Suzanne Toumbourou

Call for new ministerial role

The Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) has called for a dedicated Minister for Resource Recovery and the Circular Economy to drive a whole-of-government approach to circular economy outcomes, including product stewardship, sustainable procurement, resource recovery, recycling and remanufacturing.
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Change Maker Awards

Historic day for Tasmania WARR industry

The passing of the Container Refund Scheme Bill 2021 and the Waste and Resource Recovery Bill 2021 in Parliament on Thursday heralds a new chapter for Tasmania’s waste and resource recovery (WARR) industry.
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