The waste industry is amidst a time of turbulence as regulators change the rules, trucks get forced into tracking, and technology evolves to help those in need. Looking at the weighbridge sector of the waste industry …

Multiple market pressures are driving new focus onto weighbridge systems and waste tracking:

  • Regulatory changes for general waste under the 150 kilometre zone
  • Lowered ceilings on the limit above which a weighbridge system must be in place
  • A push for GPS tracking of vehicles involved, and
  • Better accounting for waste movements

At a recent breakfast meeting of the WCRA (Waste Contractors & Recyclers Association) NSW, the EPA announced these dramatic changes primarily intended to knock out rogue operators in the industry.

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