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The future of waste management is smart

The waste and recycling industry welcomes a new generation of start-ups and innovators who are using technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and machine learning to transform the sector. Here are some insights into the intelligent waste management methods used in the pioneering work of Yindi Smart Systems.

The Year of the Plastic Ban in Australia

Feb 13, 2019 Recycling

According to the National Waste Report 2018, about 2.5 Mt or 103 kg per capita of plastic waste was generated in 2016-17

A Testimonial: Philip Leslie – Mercedes Benz Trucks

Feb 13, 2019 Event News

One of AWRE’s esteemed exhibitors Phillip Leslie National Manager – Mercedes Benz Trucks talks about how exhibiting at AWRE 2018 enabled his brand to find business on the East coast of Australia. The Econic in waste disposal. Mercedes  Benz exhibited their Econic product at AWRE 2018. Find out more here. ‘Driving through the morning rush hour, turning into tight residential […]

A Testimonial: Leon Hayes, Solar Bins Australia

Feb 12, 2019 Testimonials

Leon Hayes is Founder & CEO at Solar Bins Australia & Smartsensor. Solar Bins Australia has a vision of a World without Waste and strive to be leaders in sustainable, Smart Waste solutions for all Australians. Their focus as a business is based on delivering cost effective waste management solutions for facilities management companies, councils, […]

Local innovation saves our strawberries from landfill

Jan 31, 2019 Organics

September last year saw Australia face a nationwide ‘strawberry contamination’, with over 100 cases reported from customers of sewing needles being found inside their punnets of store-bought strawberries.

Highlights: Australia’s National Waste Report 2018

Dec 12, 2018 Industry Reports

Australia’s 2018 National Waste Report has been released

AWRE and ICC Sydney team up to deliver excellence in sustainable events

Oct 26, 2018 Event News

With the help of ICC Sydney, AWRE and Diversified Communications Australia are now leading the way in sustainable event management.

Waste not, want not

Oct 8, 2018 Recycling

When it comes to recycling our waste, Australians lead the world in many areas. For example, when it comes to newspaper recycling there is no other nation that does it better than us.

Zero-waste heroes applaud Sydney’s only waste and recycling expo

Aug 31, 2018 Event News

Doors have closed on the final day of this year’s most important waste management expo, AWRE. Record numbers of visitors made new connections and experienced the latest in waste innovation across this two-day event at Darling Harbour’s sustainable venue ICC.

Day one a hotbed of waste solutions and strategies for long-term sustainability

Aug 29, 2018 Event News

Record crowds and a buzzing show floor dominated day one of Sydney’s only waste and recycling industry event, the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE). The first two hours saw over double the number of visitors through the door than the previous event in 2016.

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