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Perth’s DiCOM AWT plant in voluntary administration

One of Australia’s most innovative AWTs, the DiCOM plant designed by AnaeCO in Perth, is in voluntary administration.

Contracted to treat was produced by the Western Metropolitan Regional Council (WMRC), the DiCOM plant was retroactively fitted to a transfer station to treat MSW sourced from the WMRC region.

Now the Western Metropolitan Regional Council (WMRC) has said the companies associated with the DiCOM AWT Plant known as Brockwaste, have been placed into voluntary administration.

Ensuring best practise waste management in Esperance

Talis has released a study exploring best practise waste management in Western Australia’s Goldfields-Esperance region.  

The Goldfields Waste Data and Priorities Study (GWDPS) aims to examine the life cycle of waste generated across three key streams: municipal solid waste (MSW), commercial & industrial (C&I) and construction and demolition (C&D).

Talis Consultants was commissioned for the study by the Goldfields Environmental Management Group (GEMG).

Suez wins NAWMA collection contract

Suez has been awarded the Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) contract for kerbside collections.

The new eight year contract will commence in March 2017, and is valued at approximately $8 million annually.

NAWMA coordinates the kerbside collections for the Cities of Salisbury and Playford along with the Town of Gawler.

The new agreement will see Suez carry on servicing more than 115,000 households throughout Adelaide’s Northern Council areas.

WSROC offers 70% diversion target

The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has released its 2014-2017 resource recovery targets and plans.

One of Australia's largest council groups, the WSROC Councils spent over $106 million on waste material management in 2013-14 to manage approximately 700,000 tonnes of MSW.

Collectively they represent a population of roughly 1.5 million.

WA boosts Better Bins program

Following initial success, WA's “Better Bins” program has gained a $20 million funding boost.

The program, launched in January 2014, targeted better kerbside recovery via the introduction of improved residential source separation.

In particular, the program targeted new kerbside organics collection in a move designed to lift MSW recovery rates in metropolitan Perth.

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