Waste Recycling Industry Association Queensland’s (WRIQ) CEO has called the state’s politicians “out of touch” on the of the waste and recycling industry after it was ignored in a new plan for South East Queenland’s infrastructure.
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.
PonyUp for Good officially launched last week with the news that it will donate half of its profits to national food rescue charity SecondBite.
Almost 45,000 tonnes of e-waste was recycled under the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme (NTCRS) in 2015.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (NSW EPA) is seeking feedback on proposals aimed at boosting the quality and amount of recycled construction and demolition (C&D) waste material in NSW.
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.
Thursday 17 November 2016,
Mantra Bell City Hotel, Preston, VIC
The annual Plastics & Waste Conference is organised by the Society of Plastics Engineers. It will include presentations about government policy and strategy, technology developments and European progress in recovery and recycling of plastic materials. These themes will be supported with data, technical progress in resource recovery, potential solutions, developments in biodegradable plastics and success stories in recovery and recycling.
For further information contact Han Michel on 0416 168 255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org