NSW Waste Levy
Waste contractors in NSW have called for a freeze on waste levy increases with the addition of possibly $7 – $24/t from the new carbon tax. With the carbon tax and the schedule levy increases of $10/t every July until 2012 will mean waste costs will soar.
It is rumoured Thiess Services has put Thiess Waste Management on the market.
Landfill mining is the extraction and re-processing of previously landfilled material to extract recyclables and gain more landfill space. Obviously the recovered materials must must cover the cost of excavation and resource recovery.