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.
MRA is looking to grow our Sydney Strategy and Commercial advisory team, with a passionate Graduate Environmental Consultant. Candidates should have a strong and genuine interest in the waste and recycling industry in Australia and an environmental, planning, economics, or engineering background.
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.
For every job in landfill we create 3 jobs in recycling. For every 10,000t of waste we landfill we generate 3 landfill jobs vs 9.2 recycling jobs. Mike Ritchie explains how recycling can help grow regional jobs.
By Mike Ritchie – Director, MRA Consulting Group On 16 February 2016, the Australian population reached 24 million people. Waste generation rates are a function of population growth, the level of urbanisation and per capita income[i] and Australians now produce about 50 million tonnes of waste each year, averaging over 2 tonnes per person. There […]
Australia generates 48 MT/year of waste (latest National Waste Data Report 2014). In the period 1997-2012 our population rose by 22% but waste generation increased by 145%. There are more of us and we generate more waste per person, each year. On the positive side, recycling is growing at a faster rate and since 2005 […]