RMF funding

RMF funding “one part of the solution”

The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to invest more in recycling infrastructure but says a more holistic approach is needed from government and the plastics industry. Read more

scrap metal

NSW scrap metal reforms overdue: NWRIC

Proposed reforms to the New South Wales 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. Read more

QLD waste levy

What’s going on in the Sunshine State?

Queensland has had a waste levy in place since 2019, but unlike other jurisdictions that have implemented a levy, the Sunshine State hasn’t seen the same progress in waste reduction and recycling. With the annual payments up for review and a government announcement expected before the end of the year, Waste Management Review talks with key industry stakeholders to understand their perspectives. Read more


Road to recovery

Rose Read, chief executive of NWRIC and Peter Olah, National Executive Officer of AORA, explore the challenges and risks of halving organic waste to landfill by 2030. Read more

Plastic waste technology in spotlight

Chemistry Australia has collaborated with CSIRO on a new report into advanced recycling technologies that can increase the recovery and recycling of Australia’s plastic resources. Read more

Budget backs organics and product stewardship

The waste and resource recovery sector will benefit from new funding announced in last week’s federal budget, according to National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) CEO Rose Read.

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