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Mandalay Newsletter: May 2021

MAY 2021 NEWSLETTER Read Part 4 of the Resident Waste Insights blog series; Mandalay has achieved certification for ISO 27001 – Information Security; and We provide a wrap-up from the Waste 2021 Conference.   Read Full Newsletter Here… Read More
Supply Chain

Does the world of ‘just in time’ exist anymore?

We’re now starting to experience the true effects of supply chain interruptions related to the COVID pandemic. Australia has been particularly lucky in how we have handled the pandemic situation, however, as a technology supplier we’re now starting to see disruptions in the supply of hardware items. I’d heard it personally affecting cars, bikes and other consumer goods – but now it’s affecting computer hardware and devices that we deliver to support our software solution, we are seeing lead times shift from two weeks up to as much as 20 weeks or more.  How… Read More
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ISO 27001 Certification Achieved

Mandalay has been delivering products via a cloud-hosted model for a number of years. As part of this transition, we have also been investing in our people, processes and technology to ensure customer data is appropriately protected.We are excited to announce that Mandalay has attained certification for ISO 27001 (Information Security Management) and 27017 (Cloud Specific Controls). Simply put, Mandalay has implemented a framework (Information Security Management System) that will allow us to operate, monitor, review and continually improve our information risk management processes and systems.  A… Read More

Waste 2021 Conference Wrap-Up

Waste 2021 Conference Wrap-Up Following a very different 2020, it was great to once again attend an event in person and catch up with a number of familiar faces. In real terms – the satisfaction that comes with helping your success is a lot of what provides satisfaction for us – so it was great to connect with our customers. Some themes that stood out during the event: There is an increase in the use of data to educate and inform communication with the community around waste production and minimisation.  Kerry Dalton… Read More
Hi-Quality Waste

Dedicated Wastewater Treatment – Waste Management Review

May 2021 – Waste Management Review This article was published in the May 2021 edition of Waste Management Review. In October 2019, the Heads of EPAs agreed to the latest version of the PFAS National Environment Management Plan (NEPM), with all state and territory environment ministers endorsing the plan last year. According to the NEPM, the presence of PFAS in the environment does not necessarily constitute an unacceptable human health or environmental risk. Rather, risk depends on a range of factors including PFAS compounds present, PFAS leachability and concentration, degree of exposure and environmental values. Read More

Mandalay 2020 Resident Waste Insights – Part 4: How Much are Local Council Tips Being Used?

About the Research Here at Mandalay, we have collaborated with Footprints Market Research to undertake online research with over 1,500 Australians. Our goal is to help local councils across gain a better understanding of waste and recycling behaviours. A portion of the data within this report has been interpreted in this blog. For even more insights, download a copy of the full Mandalay 2020 Waste Report. How much are local council tips being used? by Simon Kalinowski In this blog, we look at how extensively local council tips are being used in communities and whether residents… Read More