A month in the life of Resource Hub

We often get asked about our regular, repeatable work that we do for our clients, and about how we can help facilities, councils or commercial clients. For those who are keen to understand what we actually do every day here at Resource Hub, here’s a quick lowdown. We offer a number of services, from consulting […]

Standardising approaches for the Waste Industry across Australia

Don't we all do things the same way, thoughts on standardising approaches across the waste industry in Australia

In the past 3 months, I have hit the road and the air! I’ve been to Emerald and Moranbah in QLD, off to SA to visit 4 facilities, out to the Southern Downs Region and soon to Moreton Bay.  We’ve been to Lockyer out on site at Gatton, to a conference in Yeppoon, a quick […]

Solving problems of waste with resourcing

When it comes to solving the problems of waste, some of them are simply… resourcing. At Resource Hub, we’ve been finding that a significant (and constantly increasing!) percentage of our phone calls comes from people that just need a hand for a quick project. And why not? Often the only missing ingredient to getting things […]

Why we love knowledge sharing

Unpacking the value of knowledge sharing

A few years ago, Lacey was lucky enough to present a  a WARR best practice workshop for the Hunter Joint Organisation of councils, Hunter JO, with Mandalay. With 7 attending councils represented in the group, the workshop comprised 2 days of improving understanding of waste levy reporting obligations and how these affect operations, in addition to gatehouse best practice. This and other workshops have developed into the backbone for the sessions that Resource […]

Let’s talk about Mattress processing across Australia

Tackling mattress processing across Australia

Mattresses, and the processing of mattresses, has been a topic of conversation in the waste and resource recovery sector in Australia for at least 15 years – and yet it’s still something that either requires an awful lot of manual process, or just isn’t getting good quality end uses for the materials that come from […]

Waste audit support – how your insurer could provide a helping hand

Audit Support covered under insurance policy

Did you know waste audit support may be claimable under insurance? Preparing an audit response to a regulator can often be a big job. Just to begin with, there’s documentation to pull together and requirements to go through, not to mention the fact that a staff member needs to dedicate time away from their work […]

Our number 1 learning from the Goondiwindi floods

The importance of planning for flexibility in an event of natural disaster - number 1 learning from the Goondiwindi floods

Two months after we woke to the news of evacuations of Inglewood, Queensland due to flooding, we went to Goondiwindi Regional Council to follow up and check in – just before the floods hit again, but this time in our own neck of the woods. The learning we wanted to share from our experience in […]

When disaster hits – 5 things to prepare for

The 2019 Townsville floods were fast moving and meant an unprecedented disaster for not just Townsville, but the entire region. In preparation for this year’s fast approaching disaster season, in this article our Director Lacey Webb looks back at some key takeaways from the 2019 Townsville flood response on the ground and chats to Andrew […]

Mitigating Risk for 3 Critical Roles Within a Waste Management Organisation

September and October are always full of Audit fun in the Resource Hub offices, with a combination of process audits, waste levy audits and data audits being actioned by the team. Our latest project is a large scale process review covering multiple waste management facilities for a single operator and most importantly – multiple teams […]