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ALP War on Waste policy a step in the right direction
Grants
14 March 2019

ALP War on Waste policy a step in the right direction

MRA's Mike Ritchie has welcomed the recently released NSW ALP War on Waste policy to invest waste levy funds back into the circular economy. The Recycling and War on Waste policy released by Michael Daley and Penny Sharpe is an important step towards creating the circular economy and achieving a more sustainable balance between the economy and the environment”

NSW Landfill Consolidation and Environmental Improvement grants
Grants
31 January 2019

NSW Landfill Consolidation and Environmental Improvement grants

The NSW EPA has opened the $13 million landfill consolidation grants program under the NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM). EPA logo 2017The NSW EPA has opened the $13 million landfill consolidation grants program under the NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM). The new grants support regional and rural councils in addressing identified environmental issues posed by landfill activities.

NSW WLRM Organics Market Development Grants now open
Grants
11 October 2018

NSW WLRM Organics Market Development Grants now open

The NSW EPA has opened round 3 of its $3M Organics Market Development grants under the NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM). The new grants support activities that will improve the demand for recycled organics.

The state of waste reform in NSW – a review from the past
State Strategy
15 August 2018

The state of waste reform in NSW – a review from the past

Waste and recycling reform is on the move. The Federal Government has announced it will revive the National Waste Strategy by the end of 2018. As part of the discussion on strategic direction I thought it would be useful to go back and revisit a previous strategic review and see what we have achieved (or not) in NSW. To put it another way, while there is a lot of movement at present, is the movement achieving the main priorities?

NSW EPA Organics Infrastructure (Large and Small) Round 6 grants announced
Grants
18 July 2018

NSW EPA Organics Infrastructure (Large and Small) Round 6 grants announced

The NSW EPA has released the sixth round of the Organics Infrastructure (Large and Small) Program grant under the $337 million Waste Less Recycle More Initiative, 2014-17 (WLRM) extension.

MRA appointed Bin Trim grantee for a third round in a row
MRA News
9 July 2018

MRA appointed Bin Trim grantee for a third round in a row

MRA is happy to announce that for a third round in a row, it has been awarded a Bin Trim grant by the NSW EPA. In this, third round of Bin Trim, MRA secured the single largest grant between all 16 successful grantees. Our goal is to build upon our partnerships and networks to assist businesses across multiple industry sectors within the Sydney region to increase their recycling by 20%.

WLRM Product Improvement Program grants now open
Grants
29 June 2018

WLRM Product Improvement Program grants now open

The NSW EPA has opened round 1 of its $4.5M Product Improvement Program grants under the $48M Waste and Recycling Infrastructure Fund of the NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM).

MRA helps secure more than half of the grant funding awarded for resource recovery facility upgrades
MRA News
26 June 2018

MRA helps secure more than half of the grant funding awarded for resource recovery facility upgrades

MRA has been successful in assisting clients win over 50% of the grant funding available under the NSW EPA Waste Less Recycle More grants program for Resource Recovery Facility Expansion and Enhancement. Of the eight successful grant funding applications, MRA prepared four of the submissions and secured more than $2m in funding from the $3.7m awarded.

MRA helps secure $3.5m under the NSW Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program
Grants
25 June 2018

MRA helps secure $3.5m under the NSW Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program

MRA has been successful in securing $3.5m for two projects under the Waste Less Recycle More Major Resource Recovery Infrastructure Program, securing funding for Albury City Council and Tyrecycle.

NSW waste levy rates for 2018/19 announced
State Strategy
5 June 2018

NSW waste levy rates for 2018/19 announced

The NSW EPA has just announced the solid and liquid waste levy rates for 2018/19. In accordance with Clause 11 of the Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2014, all levies have been only adjusted for inflation (Consumer Price Index).

WLRM Organics Collection grants now open
Grants
22 May 2018

WLRM Organics Collection grants now open

The NSW EPA has opened round 6 of its Organics Collection grants under the $105.5M Organics Infrastructure Fund of the NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM).

Halve Waste initiative on track to setting new standard on waste reduction
Recycling
22 February 2018

Halve Waste initiative on track to setting new standard on waste reduction

The goal of Halve Waste is to reduce the waste to landfill by 50% by 2020. A major step in achieving this is the target to reduce waste landfilled at AWMC to 75,000 tonnes per year by 2018 financial year end. We’re at the half-way point and this looks like being achieved.

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