26-27 Aug 2020
ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour

Industry News

It’s now mandatory to have a weighbridge for all waste operations in NSW!

Aug 5, 2015 Resources

1st November 2014, the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) introduced new regulations regarding the measurement and recording of waste, known as “the Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2014 (‘2014 Waste Regulation’)”.  One of the main provisions of the Waste Regulation was that all licensed waste operators in the levy-payable area have to install […]

A recycling app that makes recycling easy

Aug 4, 2015 Recycling

Sustain Me is a free, Melbourne-based, user-friendly recycling app.  If you aren’t sure how or where to recycle batteries, meat containers or plastic bags, use the Sustain Me app to search the information. No need to bother with weird labels or strange directions on packaging, just search the item. Boom. You’re away. The app is being […]

MobileMuster- Live installation

Jul 31, 2015 Event News

Mobile Muster will be doing a live installation of a replica of the MCG made entirely out of mobile phones on the show floor. The Problem  There are 5.7 million old mobiles in storage throughout Victoria. Enough to cover the surface of MCG 1 1/2 times. The Solution  If every person attending an AFL game […]

Q&A with Courtney McGregor

Jul 28, 2015 Resources

Updates and Innovations Speaking on Thursday 13th August, 2016 at 2:15pm-3:45pm Courtney McGregor   Q1: What do you think is one of emerging innovations that will change the industry for this year? I think with the growing issue of Food Waste going to landfill this beckons more innovation from the waste industry but also the […]

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. […]

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