Advanced Waste & Resource Recovery Facilities Manual Training Worshops
Author: Claire Bell
With support from the NSW EPA the Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to deliver workshops to introduce an Advanced Waste & Resource Recovery Facilities Manual to increase and improve the quantity and quality of materials being recovered, while helping to ensure that sites and operators comply with environmental and occupational health and safety requirements.
Upcoming workshops are scheduled for:
- An awareness and understanding of current waste and resource recovery policies, practices and relevant environmental legislation; and
- Improved knowledge to assist workers with compliance combined with the objective of creating better and more sustainable environmental outcomes.
Who should attend?
Waste Management & Recycling Industry personnel who are responsible for operations, supervision, compliance, resource recovery, waste education, depot staff, etc. from waste management and resource recovery facilities across NSW.
The workshop content will cover issues such as
Waste laws and regulations
Waste avoidance and resource recovery legislation
NSW waste & environment levy
Orders & Exemptions
Stockpiling protocol & best practice
Protocol for the management of asbestos in C&D recycling
Pollution Incident Response Management Plans
Resources available to promote better resource recovery outcomes
Each participant will be provided with an Advanced Waste and Resource Recovery Facility Workers Manual for use in the workplace which contains guidance and explanations on the above topics. Participants will be lead through the process of completing an application for a licence to carry on a premises-based activity.
Where possible each workshop will include a site tour and/or a presentation on resource recovery, recycling, waste management, etc.
To be presented by: Tony Khoury, Executive Director, WCRA
Enrolment fee: $99 (includes GST)
More information & registration
For more information and to register download the form here.