A day in the life of a circular economy consultant

People often ask “Is MRA doing any Circular Economy work?”. The answer is “Plenty”. The waste and recycling sector has an enormous role to play in achieving economic circularity. There is so much going on in companies and government, that is both exciting and transformative. And what I am particularly proud of, is that much of the work MRA does, is structural.

Read more

Waste Expo conference goes digital

Following the cancellation of Waste Expo Australia 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s largest gathering of waste management and resource recovery professionals will migrate its conference online to provide a platform for some of the most important issues affecting the sector to be addressed.

Read more

Big W hits back at Boomerang Alliance accusation

In what environmental watchdog group the Boomerang Alliance has called a “shocking exercise of corporate irresponsibility”, BIG W has continued to sell what the Alliance alleges are banned single-use plastics in Queensland. Boomerang has accused the giant retailer of green-washing “previous one-off items as ‘’reusable’’, when the clear intent of the law is to remove them from supermarket shelves – to be replaced with genuinely reusable items,” said Boomerang Alliance campaign manager Tony Hutcheon.

Read more

Rivka Garson joins Source Separation Systems

Rivka Garson has joined Source Separation Systems as head of business development. Garson has spent much of her career at the forefront of the bioplastics industry. A passionate and active advocate for Australian Certified compostable products, Garson sits on the Australian Bioplastics Association’s (ABA) PR Committee and is a member of the Australasian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) Victorian Executive team.
Read more