After combining and analysing data from five distinct global meteorological and marine observation datasets, the UN warns that we might see temperature increases 3-5°C by 2100.
It has now been over a year since China introduced its National Sword policy to restrict the importation of kerbside recyclable materials from the rest of the world. The purpose of the policy was to increase the recovery of domestically generated recyclables within China and further boost its own manufacturing. The new rule is a 0.5% contamination rate in Australian exported material. Few Australian Materials Recovery Facilities (MRF) were built for that level of purity.
The NSW EPA has opened the $13 million landfill consolidation grants program under the NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM).
EPA logo 2017The NSW EPA has opened the $13 million landfill consolidation grants program under the NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM).
The new grants support regional and rural councils in addressing identified environmental issues posed by landfill activities.
The news on our climate is not good as the recently released CSIRO and BOM report confirm the continued warming of Australia’s climate and oceans: “Observations and climate modelling paint a consistent picture of ongoing, long‑term climate change interacting with underlying natural variability.”
MRA would like to wish you and your family a safe, happy and sustainable festive season.
We thank you for your continued support in 2018 and look forward to working with you in 2019!
To reinforce our presence in Western Australia, we are looking to continue the role of Western Australia Branch Manager. Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years work experience, preferably in waste or with an economics, planning or engineering background.
To support the growth of our Melbourne office, we are looking for candidates with a minimum of three years work experience, preferably in waste or with an environmental, economics, planning or engineering background.