Australasian Waste and Recycling Expo

The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo aims to discover the latest trends, showcase innovation, present high quality practical seminars and workshops, and facilitate networking opportunities with key waste and recycling decision makers from industry and government.

The exhibition features a two-day discussion of ideas, with industry speakers sharing their case studies in the area of sustainability and waste management.

The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo runs from August 23-24 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Waste Expo Australia

welogoWaste Expo Australia runs from 11-12 October 2017 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. It will bring together Australia’s key solution providers in the waste management, recycling, resource recovery and sustainability sectors, showcasing the latest technology, products and turnkey solutions. Visitors will have access to leading brands exhibiting at the exhibition as well as industry experts participating in the free-to-attend Waste Summit Conference. The Waste Summit Conference will feature more than 30 industry experts over 25 conference sessions that will include keynote presentations, case studies and white paper discussions of key themes such as:

  • Policy updates
  • Circular economies
  • Waste to energy
  • Solid waste manager practices

Waste Expo Australia will also feature Waste Evolution, a unique platform and seminar series which will showcase new technologies, products and processes set to change waste management and resource recovery in Australia. Free-to-attend, Waste Evolution features hands-on demonstrations and a series of ten case studies and seminar sessions. Learn from international experiences and Australian firsts, hear about new technologies being developed and join discussions presenting recent business case studies, business models and methodologies. Topics covered include technologies for a better environment, municipal solid waste processing, waste to energy solutions, solar generation systems on landfills, corporate social responsibility, reverse supply chains and achieving sustainability development goals through materials reuse.

Waste Expo Australia is co-located with All-Energy Australia forming one of the most significant showcases of waste, recycling, renewable energy and energy efficiency technology, and bringing together innovative solutions that will develop a sustainable future and drive a green economy.

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Waste 2017

2-4 May 2017
Coffs Harbour, NSW

 “Coffs” is regarded by many as the leading conference for the waste management industry in Australia.

Attracting more than 550 delegates, over 80 sponsors and exhibitors, and in excess of 90 presenters, it is designed for those who work in or have an interest in waste management issues, particularly in local government. The conference program will be released and registration opens for the event in February.

2017 Australian Landfill & Transfer Stations Conference

27-30 March 2017
Sydney, NSW

This WMAA-hosted conference recognises the integral role landfills and transfer stations play in the waste management industry. The program will compass all areas of this sector, from innovation and design to operation and regulation. The event also includes a conference dinner, where winners of the 2017 National Landfill & Transfer Stations Innovation and Excellence Awards will be announced.

International Automobile Recycling Congress

22-24 March 2017
Berlin, Germany

Featuring a full conference program, site visits and an exhibition, IARC 2017 offers a platform for discussion of the latest developments and challenges of vehicle recycling. It brings together more than 250 decision makers in the ELV recycling chain such as car manufacturers, metal and plastic scrap traders, recyclers, shredder operators, policy-makers and many more.

National Recycling Week

7-13 November 2016

Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week (NRW) is now in its 21st year. This established, highly regarded annual campaign continues to educate people on the environmental benefits of recycling and stimulate behaviour change by: – promoting kerbside, industrial and community recycling initiatives, and – giving people the tools to minimise waste and manage material resources responsibly at home, work and school.

This year businesses can get involved with the Friday File Fling. Planet Ark also has wide range of resources to support councils in their NRW activities.

#SEASummit 2016

8 November 2016
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond, VIC

The Sports Environment Alliance (SEA) will hold its inaugural one-day summit to further raise awareness of how the broad sporting industry can limit its impact on the environment.

Delegates will come away with a better understanding of what built environment changes can be made to minimise environmental impact (water, energy, material use) and engender commercial and social outcomes through shared insight, as well being able to strategise and design eco-action from procurement decisions to materials management through presented national and international case studies.

Registration through the SEA Summit web page.