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Creating a real carbon pump

Creating a real carbon pump

28 January 2022
The COP26 climate change summit took place between 31 October and 13 November 2021 in Glasgow. The reason we needed this summit is that we are very efficient at pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere but singularly useless at getting it back out again.
Position Vacant – Office Administrator in Melbourne
Careers
18 January 2022

Position Vacant – Office Administrator in Melbourne

MRA is looking for an experienced Office Administrator with an interest in the environment sector to join our team in Melbourne.

Position Vacant – Environmental Consultant in Melbourne
Careers
17 January 2022

Position Vacant – Environmental Consultant in Melbourne

MRA is looking to recruit an Graduate/Junior Environmental Consultant in Melbourne. This is a great opportunity for someone who is a self-starter and who wants to make a real difference improving our resource efficiency and waste infrastructure.

Position Vacant – Senior Consultant in Sydney (Organics Team)
Careers
14 January 2022

Position Vacant – Senior Consultant in Sydney (Organics Team)

MRA is looking to recruit an experienced senior consultant in Sydney.

Remanufacture NSW Round 2
Grants
4 January 2022

Remanufacture NSW Round 2

Remanufacture NSW Round 2, a $13.5m grant program, is open for applications. The program will support the NSW resource recovery industry to boost recycling capacity for materials impacted by the waste export ban.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
MRA News
25 December 2021

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We wish you a safe, happy and sustainable festive season.

Inside Waste Consultants Review 2021: Another win for MRA!
Awards
10 December 2021

Inside Waste Consultants Review 2021: Another win for MRA!

The results of the Inside Waste Consultants Review 2021 are in and MRA has swept the field again.

A non-wastie view of recycling
Recycling
6 December 2021

A non-wastie view of recycling

Why does it seem to require expert knowledge of the waste management sector to understand the yellow kerbside recycling bin? Why is that even if you are a waste expert, you can never be sure what can go into a specific council’s recycling bin without first looking it up?

Virginia discusses compost at Soils For Life podcast
Compost
3 December 2021

Virginia discusses compost at Soils For Life podcast

MRA's Virginia Brunton took part in the second Soils for Life podcast episode on compost, sharing farmer experiences and policy opportunities.

NSW grants now open:  Recycling Modernisation Fund and Remanufacture NSW
Grants
15 November 2021

NSW grants now open: Recycling Modernisation Fund and Remanufacture NSW

The NSW Government has created a $10 million fund to reduce landfilling of solar panels and battery systems. Phase 1 of the Circular Solar grants program (trial phase) awarded $1.1 million in funding for eligible trial projects.

MRA’s cheat sheet on the Circular Economy
Circular Economy
19 October 2021

MRA’s cheat sheet on the Circular Economy

Our current economic model is pretty much a linear one: take (extract) - make (stuff) - waste (landfill). It treats resources as infinite and assumes the environment can absorb the waste. It is therefore unsustainable in the long run.

A day in the life of a Circular Economy consultant
Circular Economy
14 October 2021

A day in the life of a Circular Economy consultant

People often ask “Is MRA doing any Circular Economy work?”. The answer is “Plenty”.

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