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NSW Waste and Sustainable Materials Strategy 2041 – a Planning Perspective

NSW Waste and Sustainable Materials Strategy 2041 – a Planning Perspective

23 September 2021
The NSW Waste and Sustainable Materials Strategy 2041 has ambitious targets to achieve an 80% average recovery rate from all waste streams, triple the plastics recycling rate and halve the amount of organic waste sent to landfill by 2030. 
NSW grants now open: Organics Processing Infrastructure
Grants
15 September 2021

NSW grants now open: Organics Processing Infrastructure

The NSW EPA announced Round 9 of the Organics Infrastructure: Stream 1 - Processing Infrastructure Grant.

Bring on the black bin- bin colour matters
Circular Economy
10 September 2021

Bring on the black bin- bin colour matters

Australia generates 316,000 tonnes of HDPE plastic per year. Most is landfilled. If every MGB in Australia was required to be black, that alone would absorb 258,000 t of HDPE by adding 10.4kg of recycled content to every MGB at every home.

Position Vacant – Senior or Principal Consultant in Melbourne
Careers
2 September 2021

Position Vacant – Senior or Principal Consultant in Melbourne

MRA is looking to recruit an experienced 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
1 September 2021

Position Vacant – Senior Consultant in Sydney (Organics Team)

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

Investors flocking to waste sector
In the Media
26 August 2021

Investors flocking to waste sector

The waste industry has what the carbon sector doesn't – a target widely viewed as ambitious, as well as a substantial price to spur waste abatement – and that has prompted a huge increase in investor interest, says MRA Consulting Group.

NSW provides significant support for infrastructure
Grants
18 August 2021

NSW provides significant support for infrastructure

The NSW Government Remanufacture NSW grants have been awarded with 22 projects receiving a total of $24m. Grant recipients have committed another $59m investment for a combined total investment of $83m across projects.

Louise Cannon joins the MRA team
MRA News
18 August 2021

Louise Cannon joins the MRA team

MRA Consulting Group is proud to announce Louise Cannon is joining MRA as a Principal Consultant.

Pete Shmigel joins the MRA team
MRA News
21 July 2021

Pete Shmigel joins the MRA team

MRA Consulting Group is proud to announce the appointment of Peter Shmigel to the role of Executive Consultant at MRA, responsible for corporate and council waste advisory services.

New rules for all waste facilities in Victoria
Infrastructure
20 July 2021

New rules for all waste facilities in Victoria

As of 1 July 2021 resource recovery facilities in Victoria are captured under new Environment Protection Regulations. Facilities that trigger the requirements must apply by October 2021 for a licence or permit or by 2 January 2022 if the activity needs a registration. If you do not make an application, you can no longer operate.

FOGO in MUDs – how to make it work
Circular Economy
9 July 2021

FOGO in MUDs – how to make it work

As our cities become bigger we are living more in units and flats (MUDs or multi-unit dwellings) rather than houses (SUDs or single unit dwellings).

What is the best FOGO bin configuration?
Circular Economy
2 July 2021

What is the best FOGO bin configuration?

Kerbside FOGO collection and processing to compost is gaining steam around Australia. So, what is the optimal bin configuration?

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