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International Compost Awareness Week

International Compost Awareness Week Australia Better Soil, Better Life, Better Future Sunday 6 May – Saturday 12 May 2018 International Compost Awareness Week Australia (ICAW), is a week of activities, events and publicity to improve awareness of the importance of compost, a valuable organic resource and to promote compost use, knowledge and products. We can…

2018 North East WRRG – Local Government Waste Forum Tour

On the 22 and 23 March 2018 a group of 20 Local Government representatives attended the North East Waste and Resource Recovery Group’s annual waste and resource recovery tour. Attendees included: North East WRRG staff and Board Directors, Forum representatives, Councillors and waste officers. It was a big two days with the group touring nine…

Executive Officer News

Welcome to 2018 and the first edition of our newsletter for this year. We have seen a very busy start to the year with some key items happening within our industry. Recycling Industry The waste and resource recovery sector has certainly been active in the last few months, particularly in relation to the impacts of…

E-waste Update

E-waste (electronic waste) is growing up to three times faster than general municipal waste in Australia. It covers a range of items we all use and discard from our daily working and home lives, including televisions, computers, mobile phones, kitchen appliances and white goods. These items contain both hazardous and valuable materials that can be…