Levies on the move and under review

With the Victorian landfill levies to increase by $40 to $105.90 from 1 July 2021 and the Queensland government due to commence its three-year levy review, National Waste and Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC) CEO Rose Read assesses the progress of levy harmonisation. In 2019 the NWRIC white paper – A Review of State Waste and …
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How waste operations in areas with Environmental Justice laws are staying ahead of community impact

Passing of Environmental Justice (EJ) laws in the United States such as New Jersey’s recent Bill S232 brings increased oversight on existing industrial facilities in locations identified as “overburdened communities”. It’s expected that similar laws may appear in other countries in the near future, including Australia.

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Just-in-time model not working for food

During the recent Australian Circular Economy Conference (ACEC), one of the webinars delved into Food and the Circular Economy in Australia and China. One of the speakers was Alana Mann, associated professor for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at the University of Sydney. Mann noted that one outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic was …
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