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Mike Ritchie at Ideas 2170 – “What a load of rubbish: Tackling Waste in Western Sydney”
In the Media
20 November 2019

Mike Ritchie at Ideas 2170 – “What a load of rubbish: Tackling Waste in Western Sydney”

MRA's Mike Ritchie was invited to join the Ideas 2170 panel run by Liverpool City Council and Western Sydney University at WSU’s CBD campus on 19 November 2019. Mike and the panel discussed key waste streams and options for improving waste management outcomes for local councils.

MRA and Modern Shoes- A Step Closer to Zero Landfill
Circular Economy
13 November 2019

MRA and Modern Shoes- A Step Closer to Zero Landfill

Through the Bin Trim program, MRA and Modern Shoes were able to divert close to 30 tonnes of waste from landfill, saving the business $21,600 per year.

MRA sponsors 2019 NACRO conference
Circular Economy
23 October 2019

MRA sponsors 2019 NACRO conference

MRA was pleased and honoured to sponsor the 2019 NACRO Conference, helping to bring together the like-minded people willing and able to collaborate on solving what is possibly THE most important problem of the century.

Mike Ritchie speaks to IPWA on how the waste sector can realise its full economic potential
Conference
31 July 2019

Mike Ritchie speaks to IPWA on how the waste sector can realise its full economic potential

MRA’s Mike Ritchie was interviewed by IPWEA ahead of the International Public Works Conference in August on a range of waste issues including innovations and the action needed to unite all levels of government on targets to give the waste stream its appropriate economic potential.

MRA gets down to business: Bin Trim meets the Northern Beaches Swap for Good Expo
Event
11 July 2019

MRA gets down to business: Bin Trim meets the Northern Beaches Swap for Good Expo

In early July 2019, MRA took over a stall at the Northern Beaches Swap for Good Expo to promote the NSW EPA Bin Trim Program and discuss waste reduction opportunities with local businesses.

Coffs Waste 2019 recap
Event
24 May 2019

Coffs Waste 2019 recap

The Coffs Waste 2019 conference has been and gone. MRA attended in force with input in five sessions. Click through for presentation videos and Mike's comment on the conference.

Mike Ritchie speaks to Footprint News on ‘chain of responsibility’ provisions in Council recycling tenders
In the Media
15 May 2019

Mike Ritchie speaks to Footprint News on ‘chain of responsibility’ provisions in Council recycling tenders

MRA’s Mike Ritchie was interviewed by Footprint news on the "chain of responsibility" clauses that Australian councils have started adding to their tender documents for recycling services.

Mike Ritchie speaks to Waste Management Review on the climate change impact of waste
Climate Change
13 May 2019

Mike Ritchie speaks to Waste Management Review on the climate change impact of waste

MRA’s Mike Ritchie was featured on the cover of Waste Management Review having been interviewed on the waste sector’s contribution to national emissions and its role in meeting Australia’s commitment to the Paris Agreement.

MRA at Coffs 2019
MRA News
12 May 2019

MRA at Coffs 2019

The Coffs Harbour Waste Conference (8-10 May 2018) is the leading conference for the waste management industry in Australia and MRA is attending. Please feel free to chat to us about China's National Sword, the Australian waste industry, the interstate transport of waste or any other waste issues you are interested in.

Mike Ritchie to speak at Queensland ASBG seminar
Event
28 March 2019

Mike Ritchie to speak at Queensland ASBG seminar

Mike Ritchie will present on "Removal of food and organics from waste to landfill – prospects and issues" at ASBG's Queensland seminar in Lidcombe on 12 April 2019. Read on for the full program and to learn how to get the MRA client discount.

MRA’s David Cocks and Mike Ritchie to speak at the Targeting Zero Waste Seminars on 2 April in Melbourne and 4 April in Sydney
Event
20 February 2019

MRA’s David Cocks and Mike Ritchie to speak at the Targeting Zero Waste Seminars on 2 April in Melbourne and 4 April in Sydney

On Tuesday 2 April in Melbourne and Thursday 4 April in Sydney, Dave and Mike respectively will be presenting and participating in the Targeting Zero Waste Seminars event organised by the Green Building Council of Australia. Book by 19 March using the code WASTE20 for a 20% discount.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
MRA News
20 December 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

MRA would like to wish you and your family a safe, happy and sustainable festive season. We thank you for your continued support in 2018 and look forward to working with you in 2019!

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