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Rethinking waste - resources from rubbish

Secure your spot for the 2020 Waste Forum! Registration and accommodation booking is now open. To be held 5/6 February 2020 (afternoon 5th and morning 6th) at the Marriott Hotel, Brisbane.

No time to waste to boost recycling funding

The need to manage our own waste and recycling is urgent, but to do this both State and Commonwealth leaders must come to the party.

Waste management pulse check

Last week's Waste Forum was an extremely valuable two days for sharing information on this very topical agenda for local councils. The use of live surveying highlighted the need to address the current recycling crisis and the need to treat waste as a resource.

End of Waste Code for Biosolids - request for feedback

Cr. Anne Maddern, the LGAQ representative for this topic, has requested councils provide feedback on the acceptability of the draft Biosolids Resource Criteria definition. Feedback by 2 September would be appreciated. ALSO, we welcome Subathra Ramachandram to the team!

Queensland Waste Levy information sessions

The Department of Environment and Science are hosting information sessions for local councils, business and community organisations.

Resource Recovery Roadmap and Action Plan - have your say!

The draft Queensland Resource Recovery Industries 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan has been released for public consultation. Please provide comment to the LGAQ submission by Monday, 10th June 2019.

Waste Levy information and communication packs and website

The Waste Levy commences 1 July, 2019. See the communication pack and website for more detail on what this means for councils and communities.