The 2021-2022 Queensland budget has been released, with the states waste sector set to benefit from additional funding and projects.
Rockhampton Regional Council has partnered with the Central Queensland University (CQU) to look at potential ideas to divert waste from landfill.
WRIQ is currently carrying out engagement activities across Queensland’s regions, with visits taking place in Cairns last week and further sessions scheduled for Townsville, Rockhampton, Bundaberg and Ipswich.
The Queensland Government has invested $1 million to help local governments upgrade their landfill infrastructure.
The Queensland Government has awarded a $1.3 million grant to Envorinex to build a new plastic recycling facility in Toowoomba.
Ai Group, Australia’s largest employer representative body, has joined forces with the Future Waste Resources (FWR) convention to run a waste industry tour and Queensland Business Leaders Breakfast.
Queensland is the only state yet to announce how it proposes to match and invest the Federal Government’s Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) commitment to upgrade and expand glass, plastic and tyre recycling infrastructure.
Newly appointed Waste Recycling Industry Association Queensland CEO Mark Smith discusses the role of the workforce and upcoming leaders in shaping solutions for a sustainable future.
Waste Recycling Industry Association Queensland (WRIQ), in partnership with state and national affiliates, is taking a deep dive into levy collection and expenditure and is calling for transparency and better equity in the distribution of levies.
An independent health report is calling for greater transparency and reporting of Queensland’s Container Recycling Scheme (CRS) and an increased number of refund locations and expansion to the types of bottles and cans which can be returned.