Industry News

Waste not, want not: turning trash into treasure

Jun 9, 2015

Councillor Arron Wood (City of Melbourne) will discuss the City’s waste and resource recovery priorities at the AWRE Seminar. A program that takes food scraps from Melbourne’s laneways and turns it into compost for our parks and gardens headlines a three-year plan to green the city and divert waste from landfill. The Degraves Street Recycling […]

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E-waste Targets Must Go Up

May 27, 2015

Clear and logical support grows for increased recycling targets under Australia’s National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme (NTCRS) Australia’s electronics recycling scheme is currently subject to an Operational Review by the Australian Government, and many stakeholders, including the Waste Management Association of Australia, are expecting the recycling targets to be sharply increased. Anything other than […]

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Workplaces vie for Top Recycler in MobileMuster Awards

May 26, 2015

Thirty seven local workplaces* from around Australia are in the running for a Top Recycler award in the inaugural MobileMuster Workplace Recycling Awards. MobileMuster, Australia’s only government accredited, not-for-profit mobile phone recycling program is proud to be celebrating 10 years of working with workplaces in promoting and collecting mobile phones for recycling. The inaugural awards […]

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Waste matters at Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo 2015

May 25, 2015

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 […]

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Top 3 things you can’t miss at AWRE 2015

May 20, 2015

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 […]

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Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo 2014 plants seeds for industry growth

Oct 14, 2014

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 […]

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Leading Waste and Recycling experts talk trash at AWRE 2014

Oct 1, 2014

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 […]

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$5 million for metal recyclers to tackle shredder floc

Sep 22, 2014

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 […]

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Mallacoota’s innovative journey from kitchen to compost

Sep 17, 2014

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, […]

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10 Reasons to Partner with MobileMuster

Sep 17, 2014

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 […]

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