Industry News

Waste efficiency soon to be a reality in Sydney new guidelines

Jul 24, 2015 Resources

The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) – a City of Sydney initiative in collaboration with Foresight Environmental – has developed and launched Operational Waste Guidelines to help building owners, property managers and waste companies to work more effectively using a standard across their portfolios. These guidelines have been released in the days before the Australasian Waste […]

Food Waste Facts

Jul 21, 2015 Organics

Find out more through the AWRE Seminar ” Food recycling in commercial premises” seminar  Credit: http://www.foodwise.com.au/ 

Outlining the future of hazardous waste reforms in Australia

Jul 21, 2015 Event News

The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) Breakfast Briefing sponsored by Transpacific will highlight key hazardous waste reforms pursued by the Department of the Environment and other Commonwealth agencies at a national level. Drawing the threads together from prior hazardous waste reform work, the presentation will discuss the opportunities available for reform policy. This Breakfast […]

Onetrak newly appointed dealer for Dressta

Jul 17, 2015 Resources

Onetrak is proud to announce its appointment as a new Dressta dealer in Australia. Valued customers and industry representatives were invited to the official launch party at the Dandenong branch location on April 16th. Representatives from the factory’s engineering and marketing departments were also present. Dressta has a very loyal customer base that spans back […]

Weight-based charging: a weighty issue we can’t ignore

Jul 17, 2015 Event News

Some heavy questions are floating around in the waste and recycling industry recently – specifically around weight-based charging (WBC) programs. WBC has made some traction in the household waste management sector, however, commercial waste bin collections are by and large still charging on a volume basis. At this year’s Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE) […]

Don’t waste an opportunity to reap the rewards of recycling.  

Jul 17, 2015 Resources

  The Banksia Foundation is a well-established not-for-profit organisation dedicated to working with industry and community to focus attention on the recognition of environmental excellence and sustainability. Banksia is a strong and expanding brand and it’s annual Awards program, the Banksia Sustainability Awards, are regarded as the most prestigious and longest running sustainability awards in Australia. […]

Cutting edge waste technology in Victoria

Jul 10, 2015 Event News

The Australian Waste & Recycling Expo 2015 (AWRE) will highlight new processing facilities in Victoria that emphasise innovation. A panel session on Thursday, 13 August, will feature a panel session from senior representatives of four new and highly innovative waste processing and recycling facilities in Victoria. These include the first municipal street sweeping recycling facility […]

The most significant industry launch in years…..

Schwarze Industries Australia have hit the market with a new product that is set to turn the sweeper industry on its ear. The all new Schwarze V6 HyperVac is the company’s first pure vac unit and will compliment their existing range of industry leading regenerative air sweepers. The V6 Hypervac had its industry release at […]

Bio-hazardous waste and proper waste handling practices

Jul 6, 2015 Resources

The Ebola scare was a major wake-up call for many professionals around the world and has catalysed a greater focus on infection control policies and procedures. Hospitals and healthcare facilities generate clinical waste that could potentially also be biohazardous waste.  Examples of clinical waste include swabs or dressings, syringes, needles or other sharp instruments. Premises […]

Do something about food waste

Jul 6, 2015 Organics

  The National Waste Report pegs food waste at 20 per cent of all industrial/commercial waste, and the most recent report in 2013 states that over $8 billion of food waste ends up in landfills. Valuable waste seems like an oxymoron, but waste can be utilised as a resource. At this year’s Australasian Waste & […]