Queensland maps out critical EfW policy

The release of the Queensland government’s Energy from Waste (EfW) policy has been described as sensible and well considered as well as providing clarity on how EfW can play a key role within the WARR industry. The policy was delivered at the Waste Management and Resource Recovery of Association of Australia’s (WMRR) ‘Lunch with the …
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$1.5 million in NSW Government grants to stop and clean up illegal dumping

As the illegal dumping of household goods increases under COVID restrictions, the New South Wales Government is encouraging councils, public land managers and community groups to apply for grants to tackle the problem in their local area. Councils have until July 17 to apply for the grants which are a part of the NSW Combating Illegal Dumping Clean-up and Prevention program.

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Call for a national waste-to-energy standard

The Australian Industrial Ecology Network (AIEN), the body behind the annual Waste To Energy Forum which was held in late February this year in Ballarat is calling for a national standard to move the waste-to-energy sector forward. In a  recently released report The Role of Energy from Waste in a Circular Economy: Creating a stable project …
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SA WARR preps for live October conference

After months of uncertainty and many weeks of Zoom webinars, it appears that the industry will connect again face-to-face at the South Australian Waste and Resource Recovery (WARR) Conference in October 28 and 29. According to the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) and conference host , planning for the conference, is …
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More FOGO funding after COVID household waste grows

To help reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill the South Australian government is making $1.6 million funding available for councils to improve household food waste recycling programs. This follows preliminary data from the Australian Council of Recyclers indicating increased waste volumes by more than 10 per cent in the past two months.

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