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Letter to Local Government- Climate Change and Local Government
Circular Economy
8 June 2022

Letter to Local Government- Climate Change and Local Government

I am glad that Local Government has levers that can reduce emissions and slow climate change.

Prioritising design in a Circular Economy
Circular Economy
23 May 2022

Prioritising design in a Circular Economy

Would the maniac who designed the first plastic fruit sticker please stand up!

IPCC Report paints grim picture
Carbon
19 May 2022

IPCC Report paints grim picture

The recently released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports paint a grim picture of the impacts of climate change and the pervasive lack of substantive action to combat it.

Position Vacant – Circular Economy specialist
Careers
2 May 2022

Position Vacant – Circular Economy specialist

MRA is looking to grow our Sydney Circular Economy team. Candidates should have a strong and genuine interest in the circular economy, especially as it relates to the resource recovery industry in Australia and preferably experience in extended producer responsibility, lifecycle analysis, circular economy.

Recovered fines and recovered soil rules in NSW
Circular Economy
20 April 2022

Recovered fines and recovered soil rules in NSW

NSW EPA has released the new draft Recovered Fines and Recovered Soils Resource Recovery Orders/Exemptions (RRO/E). The good news first.

MRA feedback on the draft Northern Territory Circular Economy Strategy 2022-2027
Circular Economy
12 April 2022

MRA feedback on the draft Northern Territory Circular Economy Strategy 2022-2027

The release of the Circular Economy Strategy 2022-2027 demonstrates the NT Government’s eagerness to use circular economy (CE) to drive the NT economy and jobs.

Organics collection mandates NSW – overcoming ‘barriers’
FOGO
11 April 2022

Organics collection mandates NSW – overcoming ‘barriers’

The NSW EPA recently provided the Waste Advisory Group NSW with an update on the implementation of the Waste and Sustainable Materials Strategy 2041 and the Waste Delivery Plan.

What should we do with plastics?
EfW
5 April 2022

What should we do with plastics?

Australia generates 2.4 million tonnes of plastic every year. It comes in all shapes and polymers. Car parts, sofas, drink containers, medical equipment, pallet wrap and single use packaging. You name a product in the economy and sure enough it will have plastic in it or in its supply chain.

Things everyone should know about waste and the Circular Economy
Circular Economy
22 March 2022

Things everyone should know about waste and the Circular Economy

It always surprises me when governments announce waste/recycling policies which bear little resemblance to what is actually needed. But I blame myself.

Position Vacant – Senior Waste & Resource Recovery Consultant
Careers
18 March 2022

Position Vacant – Senior Waste & Resource Recovery Consultant

MRA is looking to grow our Strategy and Commercial advisory team, with a passionate Senior Environmental Consultant. Candidates should have experience in the waste and recycling industry with a strong background in project management. The team is based in Sydney but as we have recently expanded our offices to Queensland and Tasmania, we are happy to consider appropriate candidates from locations within Australia.

Freeing Trevor to drive the circular bus
Circular Economy
16 March 2022

Freeing Trevor to drive the circular bus

“We can achieve a Circular Economy by 2025” was the proposition in a debate run by the Young Professionals of WMRR. I chaired the “No” side. “No chance” we said (and won).

MRA congratulates Tasmanian Government on waste levy
EfW
14 March 2022

MRA congratulates Tasmanian Government on waste levy

Tasmania’s Parliament just passed the Waste and Resource Recovery Bill 2021, introducing a landfill levy and with it, bringing the state into line with other Australian jurisdictions.

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