Industry News

Waste matters at Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo 2015

May 25, 2015 Event News

Industry members and thought leaders will be talking trash, in its various forms, at this year’s Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE) when the trade event returns to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from August 12 to 13. Individuals can now register to attend the free event, which each year presents an opportunity for […]

Top 3 things you can’t miss at AWRE 2015

May 20, 2015 Event News

Now entering its sixth year, the ever growing Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo is the perfect environment to create new business efficiencies and opportunities, with this year’s show expected to be the largest event to date.  Here are our Top 3 Highlights of what you can’t miss at this year’s expo.   The latest trends […]

Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo 2014 plants seeds for industry growth

Oct 14, 2014 Event News

The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo wrapped up for another year on Friday October 10 and event organisers, Diversified Communications, concluded this year’s show with the announcement that two thirds of the show floor has already been booked for AWRE 2015 (66 per cent) – a testament to the quality of this year’s event for […]

Leading Waste and Recycling experts talk trash at AWRE 2014

Oct 1, 2014 Event News

Leading waste and recycling experts will be discussing how smartphone apps and other digital tools can help local government and business achieve their waste management and recycling goals at this year’s Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo. NSW EPA will lead a panel of experts in a seminar debate and discussion at this year’s Expo, into […]

$5 million for metal recyclers to tackle shredder floc

Sep 22, 2014 Recycling

Eligible metal recyclers have until September 30 to apply for their share in $5 million to boost shredder floc recycling as part of Waste Less, Recycle More grants from the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and the Environmental Trust. Applications are now open for the three major metal recyclers in NSW to apply for grants of […]

Mallacoota’s innovative journey from kitchen to compost

Sep 17, 2014 Organics

The Victorian coastal town of Mallacoota has almost halved the amount of organic waste that ends up in the kerbside bins headed for landfill, since the introduction of East Gippsland Shire Council’s ‘Kitchen 2 Compost’ program in 2010. Working in collaboration with Gippsland Regional Waste Management Group and the Mallacoota community to deliver the program, […]

10 Reasons to Partner with MobileMuster

Sep 17, 2014 Recycling

As businesses and local councils continue to integrate sustainability initiatives within their policies and systems, where and how a you dispose of old and unused mobiles is increasingly coming to the forefront. We have put together 10 reasons why businesses and councils should partner with MobileMuster, AWRE Product Partner and the mobile phone industry’s official […]

Exhibitor Interview: Mike Davis, Director, Premier Rock Machinery

In today’s 60 seconds interview we speak to Premier Rock Machinery’s  (PRM) Director, Mike Davis about how the company is expanding its existing portfolio, offering the same level of high performance quality products to the waste & recycling industry  . With a strong reputation for supplying above quality products & technical expertise in the earthmoving […]

Exhibitor Interview: Steve Galluzzi, PakMor Waste Equipment General Manager

Pakmor have been manufacturing waste equipment since the early 1970s with one key objective that still remains; to provide superior service to the waste industry. Now exhibiting at  AWRE for the first time, we chat with PakMor’s General Manager, Steve Galluzzi, about what they have in store for this year’s event and what challenges they […]

How to save millions over the life of your landfill

Aug 6, 2014 Landfill

Guest blog by Michael White, Discipline Leader of Civil Infrastructure (Australia), Meinhardt Australia The Victorian EPA’s Best Practice and Environmental Management (BPEM) guidelines released in 2010 requires all new landfill cells (type 2 – municipal solid waste) to have a composite liner system. While it was initially thought that this requirement would only impact the capital […]