Perth's Super MRF - a year on

Perth’s Super MRF – a year on

Cleanaway has a long MRF history, introducing the first facility to WA almost two decades ago. Its latest multi-million-dollar high tech plant is a step forward in infrastructure and technology and the company has said it can and will deliver some of the highest diversion rates in Australia. And has it? Reflecting on the last …
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Mandurah aiming to further improve on recycling bin contamination rates

Mandurah aiming to further improve on recycling bin contamination rates

The campaign comes as the nation is hit with the Chinese import ban, which has sent local governments around Australia into a logistical nightmare when it comes to waste management as they become overwhelmed with their own rubbish. The City contracts the delivery of its waste management services to Cleanaway through an Alliance style contract, …
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The broader effects of China's import ban in WA

The broader effects of China’s import ban in WA

“The SMRC’s MRF is continuing to operate in the same capacity as it was prior to the China import ban and it not currently stockpiling or landfilling any recyclable material,” Youe continues. “However, the SMRC can’t speak for other MRF operators in WA on their current situation. Negative press throughout the media damages the public’s …
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City of Swan recognised for waste management achievements

City of Swan recognised for waste management achievements

The City’s waste management cost per resident was found to be less than the state and national average. Resident living in the City of Swan were shown to dump almost 14% less rubbish than the average council in WA.

Mayor David Lucas says the City of Swan’s achievements were possible due to the fact that the city, along with all the other members of the East Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC), takes waste and recycling very seriously.  Read more

EfW - a sustainable solution?

EfW – a sustainable solution?

In the October issue of Inside Waste, Lee Bell from the National Toxics Network Australia, argued that EfW or waste incineration plants emit high levels of toxins. Questions have also been raised about the potential for EfW to cannibalise recycling, despite proponents insisting that only residual waste destined for landfill will be processed. So, amid the …
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