2018 VWMA Christmas Lunch

The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) is celebrating the waste and resource recovery sector’s year with a Christmas lunch.

Located at the Carlton Brewhouse, the lunch aims to connect the industry to reflect on the year that was and bring in the holiday cheer.

It will include a three-course meal, gifts and giveaways and a Christmas hamper raffle that will raise money for charity organisation Sacred Heart Mission.

The VWMA has also coordinated with the brewhouse to organise factory tours as a pre-lunch event, with entertainment provided by comedian Lehmo and AFL commentator Dermott Brereton.

The lunch will take place on 30 November, with tickets costing $140 per person not including GST.

ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo

The ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo takes place on the 29 and 30 August at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour Sydney.

The free-to-attend event has expanded, attracting more than 70 local and international exhibitors, with a plan to showcase cutting-edge products and innovative services. The event will also showcase a new Cleaning and Restoration Wing dedicated to the restoration, carpet and upholstery cleaning industries.

  • There is also double the executive education sessions to the last event, with two simultaneous speaker theatres on the show floor offering 28 complimentary sessions. Topics including:
  • Business topics such as the future of selling, tendering tips, occupant wellness hot buttons, human resources/industrial relations liability advice, leveraging business technology and more.
  • Technical topics, including fibre identification, safe chemical handling, preventative maintenance secrets, green cleaning insights and transmission of bacteria in healthcare.
  • Panel discussions taking place between industry stakeholders which will expand the number of professionals for visitors to tap into on topics such as healthcare cleaning needs, company culture and technological trends.

Keynote speaker, John Eales who is hailed as one of the all-time great Rugby Union players will also explain to attendees how they can leverage lessons learnt as one of the game’s most successful captains, along with his business experience, to help attendees find a winning strategy.

The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) has also co-located with the ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo. ISSA attendees will have access to this exhibition and its complimentary show floor education.

In addition, there will be networking events, workshops, one-on-one consults and more.

Click here to register now for this event.

 

VWMA State Conference

This year’s VWMA State Conference will be held in Victoria’s iconic Yarra Valley on July 31 to 1 August. The conference will bring into sharp focus all things business, industry, community and government related on the topics of waste and resource recovery.

The two-day conference will feature a presentation from Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio on the Victorian Government’s waste and resource recovery agenda.

Where: 

Yarra Valley Lodge
Heritage Avenue, Chirnside Park 3116 Wonga Park

Click here to register. 

Waste Expo Australia

Waste Expo Australia returns to Melbourne on 3-4 October and will feature the highly acclaimed Waste Summit conference and the brand new Wastewater Summit conference. The event will focus on five key themes, including landfill and transfer stations, waste to energy, resource recovery, collections and wastewater and feature more than 50 speakers across the two days. These themes will address policy, legislation, circular economy and solid waste management and will be where the industry tackles its most pressing issues.

Hear from industry experts including Federal Government Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg, Victorian Government Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio and organisations such as the National Waste and Recycling Industry Council, Australian Renewable Energy Agency, Australian Organics Recycling Association, Cleanaway, Sustainability Victoria, Melbourne Water and many more.

Waste Expo Australia returns to Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on 3-4 October. For further information, please visit: www.wasteexpoaustralia.com.au

Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo 2018

This August, the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE), Sydney’s only waste and recycling industry event, will open to the prominent NSW market for progressive businesses and professionals to connect and create unrivalled business opportunities.

At a vital time for the Australian waste and recycling industry, AWRE offers a dynamic platform to discover new connections, solutions and strategies to build a more stable, sustainable and profitable economy by combining one of the industry’s widest product showcases with a free-to-attend education program.

“With new and changing regulations and the China import ban turning Australia’s waste and recycling industry on its head, AWRE couldn’t come at a better time for industry professionals who are looking to improve their waste disposal and resource recovery,” says Andrew Lawson, AWRE Event Manager.

“With current market challenges as they are, this year’s event is set to be the most important waste management expo ever.”

To attend AWRE 2018, register free by clicking here.

To exhibit at AWRE 2018, book a stand by clicking here.

VWMA and EPA VIC host Industry Breakfast

The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) and Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria is hosting an Industry Breakfast.

The breakfast is open to all VWMA members and non-members and will include speakers from the RSM group and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) Director of Economics, Governance and Waste Ian Campbell-Fraser. EPA Victoria Chief Executive Officer Nial Finegan will also be presenting.

Topics that will be covered during the breakfast include risk appetite, a government update on the $13M National Sword package, recycling taskforce and e-waste, and how the EPA can help guide those in the industry.

It will provide an opportunity to meet others in the waste sector, engage with government, and discuss some of the important issues affecting the sector.

A hot plated breakfast is included, along with networking opportunities and presentations.

The VWMA & EPA INDUSTRY BREAKFAST takes place on Thursday 26 April, from 7:30am to 9am at the RACV Club Bayside Room 5 and 501 Bourke St, Melbourne.

To register, visit the website here.

EPA/The Department of Land, Water and Planning will be hosting an event at the same venue and location following the breakfast:

EPA Combustible Recyclable and Waste Materials Guidelines Workshop:

The Department of Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is leading the development of the permanent legislative instrument to manage combustible wastes in Victoria. Concurrently, EPA Victoria are conducting a review of the Management and Storage of Combustible Recyclable and Waste Materials – Guideline, Publication 1667.1. EPA and DELWP are consulting with industry, government and community April-June 2018.

EPA Victoria would like to hear from those involved storing, transporting or processing combustible recyclable and waste materials such as at a resource recovery, materials recycling or reprocessing facility.

You can participate in the EPA Workshop on 26 April to discuss the management and storage of combustible recyclable and waste materials. You will need to register separately for EPA’s via eventbrite: https://combustiblerecycling.eventbrite.com.au

 

Waste2018

Considered one of the leading conferences for the waste industry, this conference is targeted at anyone who works in or has an interest in waste management issues, and is particularly relevant to local government.

The Waste 2018 Conference program starts with an official welcome and opening address at 1pm on Tuesday 8th May and finishes at 5pm on Thursday 10th May.

Find out more here: https://www.coffswasteconference.com.au/QuickEventWebsitePortal/2018/waste/Agenda

Coffs Harbour, Queensland

https://www.coffswasteconference.com.au