This afternoon Veolia (who now own Suez) officially withdrew their proposal to attach a waste incinerator to OPAL’s Matraville Paper Mill. We already knew that Veolia’s ridiculous proposal was dead in the water, but it’s great to get the news officially! A big thank you to Matt Thistlethwaite, Michael Daley, Cr Danny Said, Randwick MayorContinue reading “Veolia Withdraws Proposal for Incinerator at Matraville”
With the passing of the NSW EPA’s Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Amendment (Thermal Energy from Waste) Regulation on Friday, residents of SE Sydney can now breathe easier. The amendments now form part of the Protection of the Environment Operations (General) Regulation 2021 and will prohibit Veolia’s (formerly Suez’s) proposal to burn waste atContinue reading “The End of the Road for Suez’s Incinerator!”
Apologies for not be able to attend tonight’s Bays & Beaches Residents meeting, however please find below an update on what’s been happening! Status of Draft EPA Waste from Energy regulations There’s a new govt in Canberra and the EPA have received a lot of objections to the draft regulations so we’re not expecting toContinue reading “Bays & Beaches Residents – Update”
Thanks to our fantastic Randwick Council and Councillors for our fabulous new flags which will be rotated around Randwick City. They look stunning on another sunny Matraville afternoon! Thanks guys!
The National Toxics Network and Eunomia’s report tell us what the true costs of waste incineration are and what will happen in Australia if waste incineration is adopted as the lazy, “go to” solution for waste management. Their report reveals that the true costs of using waste incinerators to manage our waste streams are worseContinue reading “NTN & Eunomia’s Report on Waste Incineration in AUS Released”
The National Toxics Network has commissioned a study to explain how burning waste will affect us and what the govt should be doing about it. For more info see the launch this Thursday 21st April @ 6pm. Click here to register!
Spot our message emblazoned on the Randwick and Bayside Council collection trucks at our Media Event on 21 March. A big thank you goes out to Mayors Christina Curry and Dylan Parker for the loan of their “No Matraville Incinerator” branded trucks. And lets not forget the Randwick and Bayside Councillors and residents for lendingContinue reading “The No More Incinerators Campaign Keeps Rolling On!!”
TO ALL OUR VALUED SUPPORTERS!We know you have signed petitions and written to Ministers and objected.But we need one last push!The NSW EPA has released the draft Thermal Energy from Waste Regulation for public consultation. This regulation will determine if and where waste can be burnt in NSW – including in Matraville where Suez isContinue reading “Submission for draft EPA Thermal Energy from Waste Regulation”
After much debate at the recent NSW LGA Special Conference, Randwick Council’s motion against the Suez/OPAL waste incinerator was accepted. See the motion below or download the full document, (Randwick’s motion is L3). L3 Randwick City Council — Waste to energy incineratorsThat Local Government NSW:a) Acknowledges concerns regarding the impact of waste to energy incineratorsContinue reading “Congratulations to Our Randwick Councillors!”
We’ve been busy, busy, busy at No More Incinerators!! First we had Tony Ibrahim from ABC News interview our Mayor, Dylan Parker and residents objecting to the harmful Suez Matraville Incinerator proposal, see the story. Thanks to the ABC for their great group shots (above) and story! And today we spoke to Josh Szeps onContinue reading “NMI Media Update”