David Cocks is MRA Consulting Group’s Victoria manager. He discusses the option for using smaller scale Waste to Energy (WtE) systems to help urban Australia.
Australia, Features, Opinion, Waste & Resource Recovery
Projections show Australia is very unlikely to meet its current 2030 carbon reduction targets, with recent reports of increasing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from all sectors other than the electricity and agriculture industries.
Australia, Opinion, Waste & Resource Recovery
Stuart Garbutt, who founded RDT and is a director of engineering with Re.Group, discusses the community benefits of regional recycling.
Industry News, Latest News, Opinion
Australian soils are particularly poor, both in terms of general plant nutrients but also organic matter, with undisturbed soils only having about 5 per cent organic matter. With cultivation and farming, organic matter decreases and soils become less fertile. Many areas of farming land, both under pasture and cropping lands have <2 per cent organic matter.
Leading up to the Meeting of Environment Ministers (MEM) on Friday, the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) has given its view of changes that need to happen in the waste and resource recovery industry. Read more from WMRR below.