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Industry News

The carrot or the stick?

May 3, 2016 Resources

The first cities were established in Mesopotamia around 7500 BC. Since then we have developed and refined systems and practices for the disposal of waste. That’s almost 10,000 years of accumulated experience of throwing unwanted stuff into a bucket or pile, and a person, whose job it is to do so, takes it away. In […]

Palfinger joins growing list of exhibitors for AWRE 2016

As the end of 2015 quickly approaches, activity for the 2016 Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo in Sydney is already well underway. We are pleased to announce that Palfinger Australia has recently been confirmed as a key exhibitor. Palfinger Australia has recently announced the release of three new skip-loaders into Australia next year. The all […]

And the winner is…

Aug 24, 2015 Event News

The winners of the Best New Product and Council Awards were announced at the AWRE Cocktail Party. The awards celebrated innovation and excellence in the Australasian waste and recycling industry voted by a panel of independent judges.   Innovative Council Award Brisbane City Council for the Brisbane Bin & Recycling App Innovative Product Award –  2 winners […]

AWRE 2015 wrap up: discussion on australia’s e-waste future switched on 

Aug 17, 2015 Event News

  The idea of an e-waste free Australia was a hot topic at this year’s Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE), as the country’s leading experts called for greater cohesion between the industry, government and the community to assist with overcoming this growing problem. Speaking to a packed room as part of the ‘E-waste futures’ […]

Joint venture agreed ‘in principle’ over 2016 Sydney mega-conference

Aug 13, 2015 Event News

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) has agreed in principle to a joint venture with Diversified Communications to deliver a huge industry event in Sydney next year. Once finalised, the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE) will amalgamate with the WMAA’s 2016 ENVIRO Conference in Sydney, creating the industry’s premier east coast based conference […]


Integrated Recycling’s acquisition of Adroit Industries combines the innovative project solutions of Adroit with the excellence in Australian manufacturing of Integrated Recycling. Introducing, IR Composite, the combination that ensures your project becomes easier, cheaper and simpler. IR Composite is the new trading name for Integrated Recycling, the leader in composite recycled plastic products. KEY FEATURES OF IR COMPOSITE:  […]

 Exhibitor spotlight: Kudos to Caterpillar and Eco Guardians for tackling landfill problems

Two exhibitors, Caterpillar and Eco Guardians, though very different in what they do in the waste management arena, are showcasing products and solutions that aim to ease some of the problems associated with managing waste at landfills. In line with AWRE’s theme on sustainability and its pledge towards its Zero Landfill Project, it is timely […]

PRM launches new REMU modular material handling system

Premier Rock Machinery announces the Australia launch of the innovative ‘REMU Crossover’ a new and versatile plant machinery attachment. The all-new ‘REMU Crossover’ or simply ‘REMU XO’ is an innovative modular design concept intended to save customers time and money; this is a pioneering new notion for the hydraulic attachment market that delivers one ‘XO’ […]

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 […]

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