WMAA announces the 2016 WMAA Women in the Environment Award winner

On 8 December 2016, the Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) awarded the 2016 WMAA Women in the Environment Award to Samantha Cross, Director Cross Connections Consulting.


WMAA announces new CEO

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) would like to announce Gayle Sloan as the new WMAA Chief Executive Officer.


The CDS momentum is building

Today's decision by the Western Australian Government to introduce a Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) is one more step toward the national harmonisation of the waste and resource recovery industry.


WMAA welcomes cross border discussions on CDS

The decision made by the Queensland Government on 22 July 2016 to introduce a Container Deposit Scheme, is seen as one more step toward a national approach to litter and resource recovery.


Waste and resource recovery - an essential industry, driving Australian jobs and the economy

The waste and resource recovery industry makes at least a $14.2bn contribution to the Australian economy, and is integral to the lives of all Australians, underpinning economic growth and employment.


WMAA welcomes new Directors

On 16 May 2016, the Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) held its Annual General Meeting in Melbourne. During the meeting, WMAA President Ms Miranda Ransome announced to the WMAA members in attendance the appointment of new directors to


WMAA launches Australia's first dedicated waste industry careers website

In April 2016, WMAA launched WMAA Career Centre, a new employment site that connects waste and resource recovery professionals across disciplines and career stages with employers offering career opportunities. The WMAA Career Centre is powered by You


WMAA seeks safeguards for kerbside system

"The WMAA submission to the NSW Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) Discussion Paper recognises the political reality surrounding the CDS, and seeks further analysis of the impact of any scheme on the well regarded kerbside system in NSW", said Martin Tol