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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.
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Solar Photovoltaic (PV) technology is playing a pivotal role in Australia’s necessary transition to a renewable and sustainable economy. According to the PV Institute, as of 30 September 2019 there were more than 2.2 million PV installations in Australia, with a combined capacity of over 13.9 gigawatts. While this represents a significant step towards a …
Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) executive officer Mark Smith shares his opinion on how the federal and state governments could better support the growth and expansion of the waste sector. Australia – community and economy – has some ambitious aspirations for waste management and recycling spurred by the tailwinds of closing export markets, human and …
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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.
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Stuart Garbutt, who founded RDT and is a director of engineering with Re.Group, discusses the community benefits of regional recycling.
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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.
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When developing countries such as China opened the floodgates to receiving waste recyclables after it became a member of Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), there was no need to separate the seven categories of plastics. It was easier and more economical for Australian companies to bundle it up and export it to China …
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.