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Waste myth #3: Landfill levies don’t work
Landfill
12 April 2023

Waste myth #3: Landfill levies don’t work

We keep hearing and reading (what we think are) “waste myths” on-line and in on mainstream media. Mike Ritchie has decided to dispel those myths in this "Waste myths" series of articles.

WA shows the way with waste infrastructure Plan
Infrastructure
6 April 2023

WA shows the way with waste infrastructure Plan

The Draft Western Australian Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan 2023 is out and open for comment until 23 June 2023. This is a significant milestone and a valuable template for other States.  

MRA at Coffs Waste 2023
MRA News
22 March 2023

MRA at Coffs Waste 2023

MRA preparing for 2023 Coffs Waste conference.

Waste myth #2: REDCycle stockpiling plastic shows that recycling is a rort
litter
13 March 2023

Waste myth #2: REDCycle stockpiling plastic shows that recycling is a rort

We keep hearing and reading (what we think are) “waste myths” on-line and in on mainstream media. Mike Ritchie has decided to dispel those myths in this "Waste myths" series of articles.

MRA’s Circular Economy Team in 2023
Circular Economy
1 March 2023

MRA’s Circular Economy Team in 2023

MRA preparing for 2023 Coffs Waste conference.

Waste myth #1: Recycling contamination
Policy
28 February 2023

Waste myth #1: Recycling contamination

We keep hearing and reading (what we think are) “waste myths” on-line and in on mainstream media. Mike Ritchie has decided to dispel those myths starting with the longest lived and most pervasive one.

Sorting out the Yellow Recycling Bin 
Recycling
21 December 2022

Sorting out the Yellow Recycling Bin 

We have a national average contamination rate in the yellow lid bin of about 12%. 

Shaun Devine joins the MRA team
MRA News
13 December 2022

Shaun Devine joins the MRA team

MRA Consulting Group is proud to welcome Shaun Devine, who has joined our Strategy and Commercial Team as the new Team Leader.

Auditor general report on the National Waste Policy Action Plan
Infrastructure
12 December 2022

Auditor general report on the National Waste Policy Action Plan

The Auditor General’s Report on the effectiveness of the National Waste Policy Action Plan has found that it sets the right targets but is poorly enacted at all levels of government.

Achieving our waste targets
Circular Economy
2 December 2022

Achieving our waste targets

By: Mike Ritchie, MRA Consulting Group In 2019, Australia’s environment ministers and the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) agreed to the National Waste Policy and Action Plan (NWPAP). For the first time, all Governments were committing to collective action on recycling, waste management and the creation of a more Circular Economy. Our governments finally agreed […]

A review of the draft NSW Climate Change Policy and Action Plan
Climate Change
16 November 2022

A review of the draft NSW Climate Change Policy and Action Plan

The NSW EPA has released the draft Climate Change Policy and Action Plan that aims to set the framework for halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 (from 2005 levels), zeroing emissions by 2050, and improving NSW’s resilience to climate change impacts.

MRA voted Best Small Consultancy of 2022
Awards
26 October 2022

MRA voted Best Small Consultancy of 2022

The results of the Inside Waste Consultants Review 2022 are in. It was a clean sweep for MRA!

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