The NSW Construction & Demolition (C&D) Waste Recycling Working Group provides a forum for C&D recyclers and others in the industry to discuss how to create a better industry and environment for recycling C&D waste materials.
Objectives of the working group are:
- Foster the identification and expansion of sustainable markets
- Develop and promote environmentally sustainable practices
- Encourage increased professionalism in the C&D Recycling Industry
- Develop, assess, and provide comment on issues and policies affecting the C&D Recycling Industry in NSW
- Promote research and development into C&D Recycling technologies
- Arrange and sponsor meetings, conferences and seminars or similar gatherings on subjects of interest to the C&D Recycling Industry
- Promote consumer confidence by developing and supporting high industry standards for C&D Recycling
- Educate communities about the benefits of using recycled C &D materials
- Engage with relevant industry associations (e.g. Master Builders, Property Council, UDIA) to highlight the benefits of recycling C&D materials and how various C&D materials can be recycled rather than disposed to landfill
- Promote on site C&D Recycling and management practices which avoid the creation of waste
- Make available general information, education material and technical information on the C&D Recycling Industry
Membership of the NSW C&D Working Group is open to all financial members of WMAA. Members generally consist of recyclers, local and state government, consultants, equipment suppliers and academics.
The Working Group is part of the WMAA National C&D Division, which was formed in 1998, and has a representative on the WMAA NSW Branch Committee
For more information about becoming a WMAA member, please click here.