Rehabilitating a legacy landfill

Rehabilitating a legacy landfill

What followed was a six-year journey to rehabilitate the valley fill operation, with GHD and the council working hand-in-hand on the project. The Trafalgar landfill Speaking at the Waste Management Association of Australia’s 2017 Australia Landfill and Transfer Stations Conference at the end of March, Baw Baw Shire Council coordinator waste and major projects, Shekar …
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Vic budget: wasted opportunity?

Vic budget: wasted opportunity?

Released last week, the budget paper noted that Victoria’s economy is “one of the strongest in Australia” and had experienced a 3.3% growth in 2015-16, which is above the national average of 2.7% over the same period. In 2017-18, Victoria’s operating surplus is estimated to be $1.2 billion, with surpluses averaging $2.4 billion over the forward estimates, …
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A busy year for Victoria

A busy year for Victoria

A year on, Inside Waste was curious about the progress, if any, and changes that the minister had made, particularly around its proposed e-waste to landfill ban, waste to energy – interest seems to be ramping up in the state – and planning and integration. We posed a number of questions to D’Ambrosio and here’s …
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Progress to 100% renewable energy in Victoria

Progress to 100% renewable energy in Victoria

These are ambitious targets and the following questions need to be asked: Are these targets being aimed for elsewhere? If so, what progress are these other countries making toward achieving these targets? In those countries what are the distinctive developments that are allowing such progress to be made? Does Victoria have similar policies, programs and …
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Talking shop with Stan Krpan

Talking shop with Stan Krpan

Krpan has spent five years at the helm of SV and is now ready to charge forward in his new term as CEO. Inside Waste spoke to Krpan to find out what’s in store for SV and the sector as a whole. IW:  2015-16 was a big year with the release of a number of documents, policies, …
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Where to from here, WA?

Where to from here, WA?

Bringing together some 25 people, which included CEOs and chairs of regional councils, Keep Australia Beautiful, and private waste operators, the WIA for the first time, offered the sector’s stakeholders an opportunity to speak to the shadow minister about a dozen or so topics and outline their views on the various waste and resource recovery …
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