In the wake of COVID-19, the waste and recycling industry’s agility as an essential service was evident. It’s this agility that will stand the industry in good stead in 2021, writes Rose Read, NWRIC CEO.
The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has welcomed the establishment of three new funds in the Victorian state budget, saying it is looking forward to more detail on how the waste and resource recovery industry can participate.
The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has labelled the NSW State Budget ‘short sighted’, with the real economic potential of the waste and resource recovery industry being bypassed for a reliance on landfill levies.
A Bill brought forward by the Greens in the NSW Upper House to ban the incineration of most waste has been voted down, with the major parties acknowledging that waste-to-energy (WtE) is one way of managing waste that cannot be recycled.
A container deposit scheme that follows best practice leads to better performance and innovation and should be top of mind for Victorian and Tasmanian Governments as they develop their state-based schemes, writes Rose Read, NWRIC CEO.
The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has welcomed the ACCC authorisation of the Battery Stewardship Council’s national battery recycling scheme, however cautions that with major battery importers yet to sign up to the voluntary scheme, its efficacy is in doubt.
Rose Read, National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) CEO, has won this year’s Woman in Industry Awards Industry Advocacy prize, for her decades-long work in the waste management and resource recovery sector.
With export bans looming and growing demand for renewable baseload power, it’s time for national agreement between states and territories on the role of EfW, writes NWRIC CEO Rose Read.
Infrastructure Victoria’s Elissa McNamara explains how Victoria could recover up to 90 per cent of its waste if $1 billion is spent on recycling infrastructure in the next two decades. Brittany Coles reports.
The finalists for this year’s Women in Industry Awards have been announced, with National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) CEO Rose Read nominated for the prestigious Industry Advocacy Award.