Commonwealth, state and territory Environment Ministers gathered in Sydney on 25 November for their latest meeting to discuss shared issues.
Five of the largest companies in the Australian waste management and recycling sector have joined forces to establish the National Waste & Recycling Industry Council (NWRIC).
The Queensland Government has published a consultation paper to obtain people’s views on the planned plastic bag ban.
A Woolworths project to divert food waste from landfill is among the 47 carbon abatement contracts awarded in the fourth Emissions Reduction Fund auction.
The national peak body for organic recyclers has set the date for its 2017 conference and is inviting abstracts for consideration.
28 February 2017 – Businesses
3 March 2017 – Schools
Clean Up Australia inspires and empowers communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment, with the big nationwide event inspiring all ages to get involved and do their bit.
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.
27-30 March 2017
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.
22-24 March 2017
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.