Multi-million dollar waste facility is the centrepiece of Lake Macquarie council’s new three-bin waste management system

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated July 20 2018 - 4:16am, first published 4:00am
Waste not: Lake Macquarie's state-of-the-art Organics Resource Recovery Processing Facility at Awaba. The facility represents the start of a new era of recycling for the region. Picture: Jonathan Carroll

REMONDIS Australia and Lake Macquarie City Council have taken a significant step in the war against waste with the opening of a state-of-the-art organics processing facility at the Awaba Waste Management Facility.


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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