Gaia EnviroTech working with councils to combat FOGO waste

Gaia EnviroTech is working with local councils across Victoria to provide organic waste management solutions for FOGO (food organics and garden organics).  As many local councils begin introducing kerbside FOGO services in line with Victorian Government’s waste and recycling reforms, the capacity for the sustainable and economical processing of this waste and its diversion from landfill, is now a high priority.  This is a critical area in the achievement of key climate change targets across the community, as the effective treatment of FOGO contributes towards reduced greenhouse gas emissions through diverting organic waste from landfill, which is estimated to save approximately 1 tonne of CO2 entering the atmosphere for every 1 tonne of organic waste diverted.

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Read steps down as NWRIC CEO

The National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) has announced the appointment of Rick Ralph as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ralph will take over from current NWRIC CEO Rose Read, who is stepping down after almost four years leading the not-for-profit industry association.

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Levy avoidance big issue in WA

Inside Waste caught up with Mike Harper from the Waste and Recycling Industry Association of Western Australia (WRIWA); what it does, what its priorities are, and some of the challenges it has recently faced including levy avoidance.

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REMONDIS remains committed EfW plant despite Swanbank setback

REMONDIS Australia has withdrawn its Coordinated Project application after being advised by the Queensland State Government that the Coordinated Project pathway would not be suitable to realise its $400 million Energy from Waste plant as part of a proposed $700 million Resource Recovery Precinct at Swanbank. REMONDIS remains committed to introducing Energy from Waste technology in Queensland, which must be an integral component of a sophisticated Queensland circular economy in the future.

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