NIRW continues along the path of continuous improvement. Our aims and objectives are constantly growing and being renewed. This enables NIRW to identify the attitudes, priorities and new technologies that are to be addressed, not only from a local and regional level but also from a national and global perspective.
The objectives of NIRW are:
NIRW has aligned its objectives, activities and programs to support the key focus areas identified in the NSW Government’s Reducing Waste: Implementation Strategy 2011 – 2015. Some of these focus areas are:
Each member Council is entitled to one vote (which includes a proxy vote for agenda items) on all matters where a vote is required.
NIRW makes decisions regarding its own actions and formulates recommendations, regarding policy, commitment of funds, sharing of resources etc., which are referred to each member Council for consideration and response back to NIRW.
Participation by Councils in any actions, including projects, trials, investigations etc. formulated by NIRW is voluntary, no Council is obliged or compelled to participate.