The 2018 Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) Awards took place in Sydney on 29th August, showcasing companies with outstanding achievements in recyclable packaging.
Japan is a world leader in designing, building and operating advanced energy from waste plants, having more than sixty years-experience. To help in the transfer of knowledge to assist in developing world leading facilities in Australia, a study tour of energy from waste facilities is organized for 18-20 February read more
By Dr Mark Jackson, Director, Jackson Environment and Planning Pty Ltd
With recent fires ravaging material recycling facilities in Victoria and New South Wales, the community and agencies responsible for planning approvals and licensing have a right to be nervous.
Excessive stockpiling and poor environmental management at some recycling sites can read more
Over the past year, some progress has been made to establish advanced energy from waste infrastructure in Australia. To date, a total of three purpose designed plants have received planning approval in Western Australia, and a proposal for a very large plant in Western Sydney is currently in the read more
Investment in infrastructure for recovering energy from waste prior to landfill disposal is at a very early stage of development in Australia. An absence of purpose built and fully operational energy from waste plants with a demonstrated environmental track record is amajor issue planning and regulatory authorities face. So read more
The NSWEnvironment Protection Authority has released a consultation paper highlighting a range of law reforms to drive improvements in the way the construction and demolition wastes are managed. What does it mean for your facility?
The reforms come after a major overhaul of waste laws in November 2014. The previous read more
The NSW EPA has released its fourth round of weighbridge funding to assist facilities such as waste storage facilities, waste transfer stations and resource recovery facilities to install a weighbridge. Please read on to learn how you can access this funding.
Grant of up to $75,000 or up to 50% read more
The NSW Government has announced a long anticipated $337 million extension to the Waste Less Recycle More investment program. The second phase of Waste Less Recycle More will commence from 1 July 2017 and will build on the successes of the program between 2013 and 2016. Read more about read more
A paper presented by Mark Jackson at the Coffs Habour Waste Conference in May 2016 is now available for download. Mark spoke about how to prepare a business case for new recycling infrastructure projectsto help in securing finance, private equity or government grant funding. Lessons learnt from Mark’s involvement read more
On 23 May 2016 Mark Jackson attended as a guest speaker to the Early to Mid Career Research (EMCR) Network NSW in Sydney on job opportunities in the environment sector, and in the waste and recycling industry. Mark talked about the jobs growth and opportunities for many people finishing read more