Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) is working with industry partners to launch a program to build the capabilities and capacity of new recruits to the industry and waste educators. The aim is to enable the educators to consistently and effectively deliver waste education and litter reduction initiatives in schools, local communities, public places, apartment buildings and sporting grounds.
A Liberal National Party (LNP) Government will open a solar panel recycling facility in South-East Queensland and work with councils to build new roads from recycled plastic if it is elected on October 31.
Recycling company, Bio-recycle Australia Pty Ltd, has been fined $300,000 for receiving and disposing of more waste than it was authorised to over a three-year period.
Six weeks out from the Queensland election, both the Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) and the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) have appealed to the government to set-up an independent Environment Protection Authority.
The Minister for Waste and Assistant Minister for the Environment, Trevor Evans described the Tyremil site in Queensland as a “ticking time bomb” and called on the Queensland government to shut it down.
The Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) has released its plan for a thriving, safe, smart, and sustainable sector ahead of the Queensland elections in late October.
The Waste Recycling Industry Queensland (WRIQ) has proposed a package of work to tackle high-risk stockpiling activities which has been endorsed by the minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Leeanne Enoch.
BHP will supply used earth moving tyres from all seven BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMC) and BHP Mitsui Coal (BMC) sites to Novum for conversion into heavy and light oils, carbon black, syngas and steel. It will take place at a processing plant that is being built in Nebo in the Isaac region of Queensland.
Queensland has followed South Australia in putting a proposal before parliament to ban single-use plastic items.
Australian Tyre Processors (ATP) has match funded a grant from Queensland Resource Recovery Industry Development Program (RRIDP) resulting in $1.6m invested into the company’s new tyre processing plant.