A national approach to levy pricing adoption of the levy portability principle by all jurisdictions, and more transparent management of levy funds are urgently, required writes Rose Read, CEO of the National Waste Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC).
FLIR are the world’s leader in the manufacture of Thermal Imaging Cameras. These cameras have a diverse market base with an array of applications. The Early Fire Detection (EFD) application is the targeted application in the Waste Industry. Fires in waste and recycling facilities are a huge problem and having a Thermal Imaging EFD system installed alleviates costly clean-up and rebuild after a fire.
Metropolitan councils, state government and waste and recycling industry representatives gathered at the Inner West War on Food Waste last week to discuss Sydney’s growing food waste crisis. Inner West Council launched the forum to spark the establishment of a food recycling scheme for Metropolitan Sydney.
Smarter sustainable solutions may be on the horizon for the Australasian waste and recycling landscape.
Tricon Equipment, Australian East Coast dealer for Terex Evoquip, will showcase the Cobra 230R on stand B22 at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Show, Sydney 29-30 August. The Cobra 230R builds on the success of the Cobra 230 successfully launched in 2017.
The cost of disposing waste at Australian landfills can often climb up to A$105 per tonne—expenditure that usually always finds its way back to councils, businesses and families.
The Queensland Government is currently exploring landfill bans for problem and recyclable materials. With the Sunshine State responsible for approximately 20% of Australia’s waste generation, landfill bans could provide a major business boost for recyclers. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) is the key government authority dealing with waste regulation in the State. […]
Guest blog by Michael White, Discipline Leader of Civil Infrastructure (Australia), Meinhardt Australia The Victorian EPA’s Best Practice and Environmental Management (BPEM) guidelines released in 2010 requires all new landfill cells (type 2 – municipal solid waste) to have a composite liner system. While it was initially thought that this requirement would only impact the capital […]
Market analysts RepuTex claim that the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) will be undersupplied when it is introduced in July. In attempt to meet its five per cent emissions target by 2020 the government looks to currently be facing a shortfall of 300 million tonnes, raising the question, could landfills make up a portion of this […]
Landfill Gas migration poses a significant health and safety risk as methane (one of the major constituents of landfill gas) is explosive at concentrations above 5% volume and below 15% volume. In addition, landfill gas can cause vegetation stress on the surrounding environment, as well as corrosion of underground assets. To mitigate these potential problems, […]