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Running kerbside recycling outside of council, with external operators, is one way that Australia could improve its recycling system, according to Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR) CEO Pete Shmigel.
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Until now, the Federal government has had little focus on the waste industry but this is changing, according to Australia’s Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environment Management Trevor Evans.
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With organics representing on average, half of the waste that goes into household general waste bins, speakers at this year’s WasteQ Conference in Toowoomba, Queensland, urged local and state governments to increase their focus on diverting organics from landfill.
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Linear pathways that promote a “buy, use and throw out” culture were on the chopping block at the 2019 Waste Expo as panellists discussed moving forward with a circular economy approach.
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In Victoria where the landfill levy is significantly lower than in others jurisdictions, industry experts are pushing for a price hike.
Council staff hope that Queensland’s waste levy won’t be canned again as they anticipate the levy will help grow investment in resource recovery over time.