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New public place recycling systems see great results

The 50 new waste and recycling bin dual enclosures installed throughout the North East in September 2016 are already providing the 2 million visitors and 117,000 residents improved options to recycle and dispose of waste in public places. The new systems ...

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Changes to waste Regulations – beneficial reuse & waste codes

   Amendments to the Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Regulations 2009 will come into effect on 7 December 2016. These regulations guide the sustainable management of prescribed industrial waste (PIW), and the changes were designed to ensure clarity and certainty for affected industries. Changes to Beneficial Reuse To ...

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Executive Officer News

The end of the year provides an opportunity to reflect on key achievements of the North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group during 2016.  Updates on these achievements have been included in previous newsletters during the year.  I am pleased to report that the following major projects are now completed and take this opportunity to…

Draft North East Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan approved

The draft North East Waste and Resource Recovery Implementation Plan (Implementation Plan) was approved by the board on 5 December 2016 to be submitted to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. The North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group (North East WRRG) are required to prepare a draft Implementation Plan under section 50B…

Changes to waste Regulations – beneficial reuse & waste codes

   Amendments to the Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Regulations 2009 will come into effect on 7 December 2016. These regulations guide the sustainable management of prescribed industrial waste (PIW), and the changes were designed to ensure clarity and certainty for affected industries. Changes to Beneficial Reuse To give industry more clarity and increase the correct use of the…

A testimonial to the School Environment Education Directory

…I just wanted to send you a quick email on behalf of my daughter. Hannah is in seventh grade and her favorite subject is science. This year, her class has been doing a lot of hands on science experiments about energy conservation, composting and gardening. Hannah has taken a lot of what she’s learned in…