24-25 Jul 2024


The Australian Organics Recycling Industry – At a Glance

Jul 21, 2023 Event News

Australian Organics Recycling Association The Australian Organics Recycling Association (AORA) is the peak industry body and national voice for businesses across the organics recycling supply chain. AORA envisions a future where recycling and reuse of organic materials within a circular economy is widely understood and supported by all Australians. AORA works to facilitate an operating […]


Jul 13, 2023 Event News

Located in Melbourne’s outer South-East, Sancell distributes its high-quality products across Australia and the Asia Pacific and can be found in many industrial to household items. In early 2022 Sancell identified that they would benefit from additional in-house recycling capacities to reduce the intake of virgin polymers, reduce their waste to landfill and offer more […]

How 100 cafes are diverting food waste and going circular

Jun 21, 2023 Event News

The program provided effective food waste solutions and waste avoidance education. In doing so it improved the circularity of organic resources and saw a substantial reduction in the amount of food waste being sent to landfill. Additional outcomes included capacity building across supply chains and businesses, as well as increased demand for resource recovery services […]

Key Decision Makers to Tackle Nation’s Most Urgent Issues at 2023 AWRE Summit

Apr 18, 2023 Event News

Australia is waste deep in a resource recovery crisis and there’s never been a more urgent time for the Resource Recovery sector to come together.  Australia’s Waste and Recycling Expo has expanded its Summit program in response to industry demand and will bring together 250 Australian key decision makers to participate in the Summit’s program […]

What is the linear economy and why do we need to go circular?

Aug 4, 2022 Sustainability

Think about your latest big buy; perhaps a phone or television, sunglasses or swimwear for summer or furniture to give your home a new look. Presumably, these were bought as replacements for previous items, so where does all the old stuff go? Unfortunately, within our current economic model of “take, make, dispose” many of these […]

AWRE 2022 commits to sending just 5% of event waste to landfill

Jul 26, 2022 Sustainability

This compares to 70-80% seven years ago when the Towards Zero Landfill project was born. The event industry is notorious for generating huge amounts of waste and we can’t achieve this target alone. We’re working closely with our event partners on a shared sustainability vision to reduce our environmental impact and lead a behavioural shift […]

APCO receive Federal Government backing for new sustainable plastic packaging projects

Nov 18, 2020 Packaging

Two new Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation (APCO) projects have been funded and given the green light by the Australian Federal Government under their Product Stewardship Investment Fund.

Ecoloop: Australia’s first circular ACP solution

Nov 17, 2020 Recycling

The construction industry contributes to almost all types of pollution and is responsible for over 30% of the extraction of natural resources, as well as 25% of solid waste generated in the world. With more emphasis being placed on sustainability and the circular economy, especially in construction, Fairview is taking a proactive approach to enhance […]

GECA licensee Regupol champions the use of recycled materials

Oct 24, 2019 Sustainability

GECA is proud to be a Supporting Partner of the premier business event for the waste, recycling and resource recovery sector, Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE).

AWRE have committed to cutting the rubbish by recycling takeaway cups and lids with RecycleMe™

In April 2018 the Australian Government announced the Towards 2025 agenda, legislating all single-use packaging needs to be reusable, recyclable or compostable. Globally governments are moving at various speeds, however there is consistent and growing pressure from community and consumer groups to reduce the impact of packaging products ending up as litter or landfill.

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