Clock ticking on National Waste Action Plan 2019

The National Waste Action Plan was agreed by Federal, State and Local governments in 2019 with the following targets: Ban on export of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres. Reduce total waste generated in Australia by 10% per person by 2030. 80% average resource recovery rate from all waste streams following the waste hierarchy by …
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Evans excludes printed paper waste from export bans

Printed paper waste has been excluded from the COAG Waste Export Ban until 2024, following a zoom meeting led by printing industry group The Real Media Collective (TRMC) and the Minister of Waste Reduction, Trevor Evans this week. According to TRMC CEO Kellie Northwood, the collective argued that printers would have been forced to pay …
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Queensland maps out critical EfW policy

The release of the Queensland government’s Energy from Waste (EfW) policy has been described as sensible and well considered as well as providing clarity on how EfW can play a key role within the WARR industry. The policy was delivered at the Waste Management and Resource Recovery of Association of Australia’s (WMRR) ‘Lunch with the …
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