Circular Economy (CE) could be transformative. Transforming an economy from linear consumption to circular materials flow including redesign, recovery, reuse, repurposing, is just that – transformative. MRA Consulting’s Mike Ritchie argues that the sooner we move from “Take, Make, Landfill” the better.
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Mike Ritchie, managing director of MRA Consulting Group explains the ramifications for all New South Wales waste and recycling operators of a NSW Court of Criminal Appeal’s decision over asbestos waste.
MRA’s Mike Ritchie explains that organics recycling, both at the household and commercial level, represent a significant opportunity for resource recovery.
Mike Ritchie, managing director of MRA Consulting Group and a prominent advocate for waste reform in New South Wales has welcomed the Australian Labor Party to invest waste levy funds back into the circular economy.
MRA Consulting’s Esther Hughes and Mike Ritchie explore the options for increasing the recycling rate for C&I waste in Australia…
Mike Ritchie explains that the potential to improve C&I recycling rates in Australia is very high and as a sector, it underperforms in the race to achieve a 70% recovery rate.
MRA Consulting Group’s Mike Ritchie argues that all political commentary on the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), coal and climate change should come with a warning and a declaration on whether the author is a climate change sceptic or not…
China’s National Sword policy has far reaching consequences for very many countries. Mike Ritchie explains the impact for Australian councils, waste managers and recyclers.
In New South Wales the Albury Waste Management Centre includes the fourth largest landfill in the state. Mike Ritchie explains how its Halve Waste initiative has become the most successful waste reduction program in Australia.
Following the removal of the landfill levy in the Australian state of Queensland increasing quantities of waste are being trucked in. Mike Ritchie explains why the move needs to be reversed.