The Macarthur Regional Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy
The Macarthur region has experienced steady growth over the past 10 years; however it is expected to grow by approximately double over the next 20 years. As the community grows, it will create additional challenges for waste management within the region, one of which will include managing the increasing waste generated through population growth.
Consequently the MACROC member Councils have developed a Regional Waste Strategy in accordance with the NSW Waste and Resource Recovery (WARR) Strategy 2014-21.
The Strategy examines how regional actions can improve the availability of long-term, cost-effective waste solutions, from specified research which includes consultation from industry, waste professionals and amongst waste management staff from member councils.
The guiding vision for the Strategy is:
The Strategy identifies opportunities to work alongside councils to optimise waste avoidance and resource recovery programs and foster regional collaboration in accordance with the five themes:
The key aims that the MACROC member Councils are working to achieve through the Strategy include:
The Macarthur Regional WARR Strategy and regional waste coordination program is supported by the NSW Environment Protection Authority with funding from the waste levy.
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File: Macarthur Regional Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy (WARR) 2014-2017
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