WMRR supports government’s ReMade campaign

The federal government’s announcement of a new campaign – ReMade – that encourages Australians to buy products manufactured in Australia with Australian recycled content has been hailed a positive step by WMRR. The campaign builds on the ongoing support for our essential waste and resource recovery sector, with the current federal government having already invested more in the industry than any other Australian government to-date.
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Dumping costs Vic $89 million a year

Councils in Vic spent $89 million responding to the dumping of illegal waste in 2019/20, with ratepayers left to foot the clean-up bill. Only a handful of these waste crime perpetrators were punished or prosecuted … despite the fact that this is what ratepayers want, according to lobby group Keep Victoria Beautiful.

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WMRR’s Sloan comes out firing over Victorian CE bill

There has been a flurry of recent activity in Victoria, from the introduction of the Circular Economy (Waste Reduction and Recycling) Bill into Parliament to the release of the waste to energy (WtE) framework. If it’s all about looking busy, then Victoria is certainly winning the race, though questionable, ill-considered and interventionist action is really not what the Victorian waste and resource recovery (WARR) industry needs from government right now, according the Waste Management Resource Recovery Association of Australia WMRR.

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