WLRM grants available through the first months of 2017

by MRA Consulting Group As the NSW EPA’s WLRM extension has been announced, many grant packages are winding down, however there are still a few grant streams that are open: Resource Recovery Facility Expansion and Enhancement ($13.9million awarded to date); Organics Market Development – Stream 1: Product Quality ($189,000 awarded to date); and Community Litter…

A safeguard against illegal dumping – section 143 notices

By Mike Ritchie – Managing Director, MRA Consulting Group The problem of illegal dumping We all hear the horror stories of illegal landfill operations, cowboy waste operators dumping waste on land, the covert filling of gullies by unscrupulous transporters wanting to avoid landfill fees. These practices undermine the whole intent of our waste regulatory structure…

Round four of Illegal Dumping grants announced

By MRA Consulting Group The NSW EPA has released the fourth round of the Combating Illegal Dumping: Clean-up and Prevention Program grant under the $465.7 million NSW Government Waste Less Recycle More initiative (WLRM). The new grants aim to help councils, public land managers and community groups working in partnership with councils and/or public land…