Miri Schroeter

High landfill diversion rates achieved with community engagement in regional NSW

The Australian National Waste Report 2018, mentions community engagement numerous times, with state governments prioritising community education and public awareness of recycling and waste management. Engagement programs are widely prioritised by local and state governments, organisations and businesses in a bid to increase resource recovery.
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Albury council’s decade-long waste program close to goal of halving waste to landfill

In 2009, the Albury Waste Management Centre (AWMC) was bearing 100 per cent of the region’s local waste. Having the fourth largest landfill in NSW, the Albury City Council set out to change the way this waste was being processed, so it established a goal to halve the amount of waste going into the AWMC by 2020.
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