NAWMA In The Media

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Helping to make roads and footpaths with glass recovered from kerbside recycling bins

6 January 2021

Using broken glass to build useful urban amenities may not sound like an appealing prospect.  However, it is an innovative form of recycling that the Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) hopes will soon be introduced for a range of environmentally friendly civil construction applications in the northern region of Adelaide and beyond. Download the full media release below…

Rubbish goes full cycle in sustainable road initiative

30 January 2020
Recycled tyres and plastic waste collected from yellow bins is being saved from landfill to be used within local roads as part of a new trial between City of Salisbury, Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) and road construction company Fulton Hogan. Download the full media release below…

Federal Government focus on NAWMA’s best practice in resource recovery

9 October 2019
The Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) has firmly established its standing as a national best practice centre of recycling and resource recovery. NAWMA today (Wednesday) hosted an official visit by the Federal Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Trevor Evans, to showcase its benchmark waste diversion and recycling processes. Download the full media release below…

Assistant minister tours NAWMA recovery facility

The Bunyip 16 October 2019
FEDERAL assistant minister for waste reduction and environmental management Trevor Evans got a first-person look at the Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority’s “benchmark waste diversion and recycling processes” last Wednesday. Read the full article below…

Trevor Evans inspects NAWMA

Waste Management Review 10 October 2019
Federal Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management Trevor Evans has visited the Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) to observe best practice waste diversion and recycling processes.

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Money for recycling projects

The Advertiser 10 October 2019
GRANTS worth nearly $3 million have been made available for recycling projects by the State Government. Councils, many of which have been hit by the increase in the solid waste levy, and private companies can apply for grants. Read the full article below…

Grants for recycling projects may take sting out of waste levy increase

The Advertiser October 9 2019
Grants worth nearly $3 million have been made available for recycling projects by the State Government. Councils, many of which have been hit by the increase in the solid waste levy, and private companies can apply for grants.

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Don’t be trashy… keep on recycling

The Advertiser 14 September 2019
The discovery of thousands of tonnes of unprocessed recycling in shipping containers and warehouses has shaken public confidence in the industry. But South Australia’s biggest processor has urged households to keep the faith… Read the full article below…

Clean up our act

The Advertiser 12 September 2019
RATEPAYERS could help councils begin making millions of dollars if they start to recycle properly. As a new report by consultants EY has found, councils are missing out on huge revenue possibilities because there is too much contamination in yellow bins. Read the full article below…