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 […]

Accounting for Waste Management – Our Top 3 Tips

Recently, Resource Hub was lucky enough to have the opportunity to support a Regional Council with preparation of their landfill provision journals as well as full cost price modelling. It was really interesting to see the different approaches taken in local government and the commercial sector when it comes to accounting for landfill airspace and […]

The challenges of operating across multiple states

Last month we had the opportunity to support a specialist waste facility operator to enter a new market, while also helping another to standardise processes across multiple states. One of the areas of support that the new market entry needed was in clarifying the requirements that different states in Australia have in key areas of […]

Victorians! Let’s talk about the Waste Tracker – free factsheet included

We’ve created a free Waste Tracker Factsheet to guide you through everything you may need to know. It’s right below, so click the link to download yours! Any big changes can be accompanied with equally big confusion, and for Victorian Facilities, some big changes have taken effect from the 1st of July in relation to […]

Auditing in waste – It’s not all bin diving.

At Resource Hub we use the word AUDIT a lot, but we don’t mean waste characterisation, or “bin diving”. A waste bin audit is a very specific type of assessment and it’s usually what people think of when someone says ‘waste audit’. You might think of this as bin diving or bin rummaging, imagining little […]