Australian Federal Government Overhauling Procurement Rules to Favour Recycled Content 2020-05-15 13:57:55 Comment: Waste Management Facilities are Not the Same as Shopping Centres Esther Hughes, Principal Environmental Planner, MRA Consulting Group, argues that the Australian Federal government is to be congratulated for overhauling procurement rules to require recycled content in new building and civil works. read more ... COVID-19 Stimulus Measure Could Help Accelerate 100,000+ TPA Waste Projects 2020-05-01 15:09:59 BLOG: Fast Track for State Significant Developments Such as Waste Facilities in NSW In a bid to combat the economic downturn brought about by COVID-19, Rob Stokes, Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, has introduced the NSW Government's "Planning System Acceleration Program", MRA Consulting Group’s Esther Hughes explains. read more ... Rick Hindley on Maintaining High Reprocessing Rates to Create New Packaging 2020-04-23 14:24:26 Alupro: Recycling Industry Showing Resilience in Face of Virus Rick Hindley, executive director at Alupro, explores the impact of COVID-19 on kerbside recycling collections and discusses the importance of maintaining high reprocessing rates to create essential packaging materials. read more ... VIDEO with Andrew Steer – It’s Not Too Late, but the Window of Opportunity is Closing 2020-04-23 07:47:51 Earth Day at 50: Five Ways to Honour the Legacy and Change the World Andrew Steer, President and CEO of the World Resource Institute questions how we should celebrate the 50th Earth Day in the face of the global pandemic and discusses what the goals we should be fighting for are? read more ... Automation Could be the Key to Social Distancing in Recycling Facilities 2020-04-17 13:36:33 TOMRA: New Sorting Technology Can Help Overcome Recycling Disruption from COVID-19 With large scale disruption to recycling collections and markets across the world, TOMRA Sorting Recycling has published an article looking at how Plant design automation and technology advancements lead to increased purity rates, while requiring fewer manual sorters… read more ... Jacqueline O’Donovan on Business Planning for an Uncertain Future 2020-04-08 16:01:40 BLOG: COVID-19 – A Waiting Game at O'Donovan Waste Disposal Jacqueline O’Donovan, managing director of O'Donovan Waste Disposal, offers a first-person perspective on life in a waste management business through the coronavirus crises. read more ... UNTHA UK’s Marcus Brew Discuss the Impact of Coronavirus on the Waste Industry 2020-03-27 11:23:40 OPINION: COVID-19 – What’s the Waste Industry Prognosis? As the UK adjusts to a ‘new normal’ in the wake of the Government’s latest lockdown announcement, it will be difficult for some organisations to concentrate on anything beyond the next few days. But there are glimmers of hope in the medium to long term, suggests Marcus Brew, managing director of UNTHA UK… read more ...
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