About NAWMA

The Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) is a regional subsidiary formed under the Local Government Act (SA) 1999 to provide best practice waste management and resource recovery services. NAWMA receives and processes material for a range of clients including businesses, industry and regional SA councils with its predominant services being for its three (3) Constituent Councils:

City of Salisbury
City of Playford
Town of Gawler
NAWMA - Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority

The local waste, recycling and resource recovery operations that NAWMA undertakes have significant environmental, economic, and social benefits for current and future generations. NAWMA represents not only excellence in environmental leadership, but testament to Councils working collaboratively as a Regional Waste Management Subsidiary to deliver economies of scale and efficiencies in service and infrastructure delivery.

NAWMA facilities and services include:

NAWMA - Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority

Increasingly NAWMA’s focus is on developing strategies and processes to transition to circular economy operations. Activities demonstrating this include the Uleybury landfill gas extraction project and Norske paper deal.