GlobalPSC Member – Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland
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The Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland (WRIQ) is Queensland’s leading waste and recycling association. As an Australian not-for-profit industry-sponsored association, it has over 90 members, ranging from small independent operators through to the large national and multi-national organisations.
WRIQ provides its members with confidence and professionalism that their business interests will be advocated clearly and concisely to all stakeholders to ensure the industry remains a dynamic, sustainable and significant sector in relation to the provision of waste and recycling services. This includes industry and regulator working groups to advocate clear policy direction to increase resource recovery and the promotion of sound principles such as product stewardship.
WRIQ produces voluntary Codes and Guidelines which promote sound industry practices and build confidence in the professionalism and identity of the sector. WRIQ and its stakeholders acknowledge industry achievements and showcase its member’s services of delivering highly ethical and compliant industry practices through the WRIQ Annual Member Awards Program, which recognises outstanding achievements by members, their employees and potential new entrants (students) into the industry.
Focused on improving job skills, training opportunities and the level of professionalism for all industry employees, WRIQ offers monthly member forums and has a Next Generation Group.
For more information on WRIQ please contact its Chief Executive Officer, Mr Rick Ralph on +61 7 3375 6961. Please visit the WRIQ website for the latest industry reports and information on the current working groups.Tags: Asia Pacific, Australia, Global Product Stewardship Council, GlobalPSC, industry, industry-led, member profile, members, Next Generation, product stewardship, Queensland, recycling, sustainability, waste management, Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland, WRIQ