WMAA: MEM statement does not go far enough

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) welcomes the statement released by Environment Ministers following the 7 December Meeting of Environment Minsters (MEM) but is concerned at what seems like a lack of real action.

12/7/2018

2018 WMAA Women in Environment Award Winner Announced

A product stewardship advocate and veteran was named winner of this year’s Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) Women in the Environment Award at the Victoria Branch Christmas Dinner last night.

12/7/2018

It’s time to bring out the big guns

It is a known fact that the Europeans take waste management and resource recovery very seriously and wit hgood reason – the industry is a protector of human health and the environment, as well as being an economic growth engine. The Europeans get it

12/5/2018

NSW kicks off well-deserved celebrations

It was a night to remember as 180 people dressed to the nines celebrated the champions that make the waste and resource industry tick at the Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) and Inside Waste inaugural Gala and Awards Dinner.

11/27/2018

NSW Minister urged to show leadership and stop the blame game

The Waste and Resource Recovery industry is hugely disappointed to read the article today in the Daily Telegraph, where the Minister for Environment is attacking the NSW EPA.

11/7/2018

Veolia Australia and New Zealand becomes fifth WMAA Peak Member

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) is pleased to announce that Veolia Australia and New Zealand has become the fifth Peak Member of the Board of the national peak industry body for the $15.5 billion waste and resource recovery indus

11/1/2018

WMAA calls for industry participation

The Waste Management Association of Australia is calling for greater involvement in consultations following the surprise announcement by the NSW EPA today that it is revoking the Resource Recovery Exemption and Order, which permit the use of mixed wa

10/25/2018

WMAA welcomes draft NSW Circular Economy Policy

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has welcomed the release of a draft NSW Circular Economy policy this week, commending the NSW Government for taking the first step in the transition from a ‘take, make, dispose’ approach to a model

10/23/2018

WMAA: NSW needs to get on with the job

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has this week written to the New South Wales Legislative Council following a disappointing response from NSW Environment Minister Ms Gabrielle Upton, MP, to recommendations from the Energy from Was

10/22/2018

QLD waste levy: WMAA addresses committee in Ipswich

CEO of the Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA), Gayle Sloan, was in Ispwich today, representing industry in a public hearing on Queensland’s Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill.

10/4/2018

WMAA Response to Australasian Recycling Label and APCO recycling targets

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA), the peak body for the $15.5 billion waste and resource recovery industry, welcomes the newly announced Australasian Recycling Label, however points out that it is a missed opportunity.

9/26/2018

WMAA welcomes Remondis plan to invest in Queensland

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) today welcomes the announcement of Remondis Australia’s intention to build a $400 million waste-to-energy facility in Queensland.

9/20/2018

WMAA Response to QLD Waste Levy Bill 2018

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA), the peak national body for the $15.5 billion waste and resource recovery industry, congratulates the Queensland Government on the Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation A

9/20/2018

2009 National Waste Policy Update: Levers to drive economic and job growth

In the past week, the Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) congratulated the Federal Department of Environment and Energy for developing the Updating the 2009 National Waste Policy Discussion Paper within a short time frame, but also poin

9/19/2018

2009 National Waste Policy Update

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) congratulates the Federal Department of Environment and Energy for developing the Updating the 2009 National Waste Policy Discussion Paper within a short time-frame and acknowledges the Department’

9/11/2018

WMAA announces Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd as new Peak Member

Cleanaway Waste Management joins SUEZ Australia New Zealand, Remondis Australia and ResourceCo as a Peak Member.

9/11/2018

WMAA welcomes Victorian boost to recycling industry

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA), the national peak body for Australia’s waste and resource recovery industry, today welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement of a further $24 million injection of new monies into recycling

7/3/2018

WMAA supports Senate report on Australia’s waste and recycling industry

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) welcomes the Federal Senate Report, Never waste a crisis: the waste and recycling industry in Australia, produced by the Environment and Communications References Committee – led by Committee Chair

6/17/2018

WMAA welcomes QLD landfill levy

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) today welcomes the Queensland Palaszczuk’s Government confirmation that the landfill levy will be reintroduced in early 2019 as part of the improved approach to the management of waste and resource

6/1/2018

WMAA announces ResourceCo as new Peak Member

The National peak body for the waste and resource recovery industry, WMAA, is today pleased to announce ResourceCo as a new Peak Member, joining Suez and Remondis.

5/9/2018