Training For NSW Resource Recovery Facility Workers

Date: 13-Apr-12
Author: Janet Sparrow

The Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association of NSW (WCRA) is pleased to deliver the next workshops to introduce a Waste & Resource Recovery Facility Workers Manual to benefit waste management facility workers, waste and resource recovery educators and managers.

Development of the manual and the delivery of these workshops have been supported by the NSW Environment Protection Authority.

The workshops will be held at:

  • Coffs Harbour on 4 May 2012
  • Terrey Hills on 11 May 2012 
  • Nowra on 15 May 2012 
  • Western Sydney on 20 June 2012  

Learning Outcomes

An awareness and understanding of current waste and resource recovery policies, practices and relevant environmental and WHS legislation; and
Improved knowledge to assist workers to increase the quality/quantity of materials recovered.

The workshop content will specifically cover issues such as-

  • Waste classification
  • Waste avoidance and resource recovery legislation
  • Effective resource recovery
  • Site management and operations
  • Signage
  • Environmental management
  • WHS regulations and practices as it relates to a waste and resource recovery facility.

Who should attend? 

Waste Management & Recycling Industry personnel (including Local Government personnel) with responsibility for operations, supervision, sales, compliance, resource recovery, waste  educators, charity collections, depot activities, weighbridge, facility workers, etc, at waste management & resource recovery facilities across NSW.


To be presented by: Tony Khoury, Executive Director, WCRA. For more information download the flyer and registration form.

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