26-27 Aug 2020
ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour

Industry News

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 & […]

Plugging in to e-waste experts

Jun 24, 2015 Recycling

The Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo 2015 will host e-waste industry leaders ECOACTIV and MobileMuster at this year’s event to help attendees better understand the current state of the e-waste industry and how businesses can make changes to help combat the growing problem of e-waste disposal. According to a recent Australian and New Zealand Recycling […]

Government policy key focus at Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo

Jun 22, 2015 Event News

CEOs and Executive Directors from the Victorian government’s environmental departments will lead discussions at the Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo 2015 about the state’s environmental agenda, including existing and future programs that impact on the waste and recycling industry. Cementing the expo’s position as a leading waste and recycling industry event, the event’s seminar program […]

From trash to treasure

Jun 16, 2015 Recycling

Recovering and utilising by-products of waste degradation through waste treatment technologies – or innovations of current waste disposal methods – is  redefining the future of waste management practices. There is an increasing emphasis on the recovery and reuse of waste materials and the responsible management of hazardous waste – both critical elements of sustainable development. […]

Sustainability Victoria refocusing but waste still a priority: Krpan (AWRE)

Jun 16, 2015 Event News

The Victorian government has committed to refocusing Sustainability Victoria (SV), with plans for the organisation to better support the community with climate change but SV CEO Stan Krpan said waste and resource recovery will remain a priority.

Don’t forget to take out the trash  

Jun 11, 2015 Resources

  By Andrew Quinn, principal environmental consultant – Waste Management at GHD. Property is not the only sector in which waste management is too often forgotten or left until the last minute, but it is one where the consequences can be long lasting and costly. When waste management is not carefully considered in the design […]

Tiny but mighty – will the Miner change collection?

Garwood’s Miner, the world’s smallest rear load truck, is driving new efficiency by allowing unprecedented access for mechanised collection. The winner of the 2014 Innovative Product Award at the 2014 Australian Waste and Recycling Expo (AWRE), the custom designed compactor won for its ability to access places no other truck can go, with the maximum […]

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