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Bin colour matters

Bin colour matters

9 April 2021
Federal Environment Minister Susan Ley supports standardised waste collection systems, including a common bin lid colour across Australia. We propose to also standardise the colour of the bin's body to maximise recycled plastic use.
Is FOGO inevitable?
Circular Economy
9 April 2021

Is FOGO inevitable?

More and more councils now collect FOGO at the kerbside. Will three bins become the new standard?

Position Vacant – Senior Environmental Consultant in Sydney (Organics Team)
Careers
22 February 2021

Position Vacant – Senior Environmental Consultant in Sydney (Organics Team)

MRA is seeking an experienced environmental consultant with passion, drive and ambition to make a difference to the way organic waste is managed in Australia.

Could pyrolysis save the planet?
AWT
19 February 2021

Could pyrolysis save the planet?

There is only one technology that we know of that can reliably suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and sequester it. Photosynthesis. It is what every plant on the planet does every day.

Matt Hyatt profiled by Inside Waste
Leaders in Waste
16 February 2021

Matt Hyatt profiled by Inside Waste

Our own Matt Hyatt talks waste and recycling in the February/March 2021 print edition of the Inside Waste magazine.

MRA welcomes Tas waste levy
Landfill
10 February 2021

MRA welcomes Tas waste levy

MRA welcomes the announcement by the Tasmanian Government on the introduction of a waste levy in Tasmania.

MRA Brief on New Major Projects Pathway in NSW
Legislation
9 February 2021

MRA Brief on New Major Projects Pathway in NSW

The NSW Department of Planning, Infrastructure and Environment has recently released a series of draft measures aimed at reducing timeframes for State Significant Development Projects and improving the standards of environmental reporting.

Waste in 2021- the year ahead
MRA News
3 February 2021

Waste in 2021- the year ahead

2020, the year of Covid, was a strange year. Although 2021 looks like it will still be weird, waste does not stop. So, what will the new year be like for Australia's waste sector?

Remanufacture NSW
Grants
28 January 2021

Remanufacture NSW

The Australian and NSW governments have developed Remanufacture NSW to support organisations to respond to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) ban on the export of glass, plastic, tyres and paper/cardboard wastes and to enable a transition to a circular economy for waste export ban materials.

NSW and Vic grant opportunities
Grants
15 January 2021

NSW and Vic grant opportunities

A number of resource recovery sector grants are currently open in NSW and Victoria.

Australia wide grant opportunities
Grants
14 January 2021

Australia wide grant opportunities

A number of Australia wide resource recovery sector grants are currently open.

Reviewing the Review From Rubbish to Resources – Building a Circular Economy
Circular Economy
24 December 2020

Reviewing the Review From Rubbish to Resources – Building a Circular Economy

Karinne Taylor critically reviews the House Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources report “From Rubbish to Resources: Building a Circular Economy”.

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