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Plastics export ban imminent

Plastics export ban imminent

22 June 2021
From 1 July 2021, all plastic exports will require a licence from the Commonwealth and mixed (unsorted) plastic exports are banned.
Claire to chair NSW Waste Educators group
MRA News
21 June 2021

Claire to chair NSW Waste Educators group

Claire Mahendradatta has just been appointed Chair to WMRR NSW Waste Education Group.

NSW Government endorses ‘Organics Revolution’
Circular Economy
16 June 2021

NSW Government endorses ‘Organics Revolution’

The NSW Waste and Sustainable Materials Strategy 2041: (Stage 1 – 2021-2027) has endorsed diversion of organic waste from landfill to deliver substantive reductions in greenhouse gas emissions from NSW landfills.

Position Vacant – Graduate / Junior Environmental Consultant in Sydney (Planning Team)
Careers
3 June 2021

Position Vacant – Graduate / Junior Environmental Consultant in Sydney (Planning Team)

We are looking for an excellent Graduate / Junior Environmental Consultant to join our planning and approvals team in our Sydney office.

Position Vacant – Senior Consultant in Melbourne
Careers
29 May 2021

Position Vacant – Senior Consultant in Melbourne

MRA is looking to recruit an experienced senior 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 – Principal Consultant in Melbourne
Careers
20 May 2021

Position Vacant – Principal Consultant in Melbourne

We are looking for an excellent Principal Environmental Consultant to join our consulting team in Melbourne.

Compost Pellets Down the Tube
Compost
19 May 2021

Compost Pellets Down the Tube

MRA recently completed a trial application of pelletised compost down the tube of an airseeder. Results show an increase in crop yield and profit per hectare.

SA grant opportunities
Grants
23 April 2021

SA grant opportunities

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

National, NSW and Vic grant opportunities
Grants
22 April 2021

National, NSW and Vic grant opportunities

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

Bin colour matters
Circular Economy
9 April 2021

Bin colour matters

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?

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.

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