ISWA 2016 World Congress

19-21 September
Novi Sad, Serbia

The International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) conference attracts waste professionals, industrialists, policy makers and industry innovators at all levels from around the world to advance discussion about the circular economy and making the most of our resources and waste.

NSW Women’s Leadership Lunch

6 September
Sydney, NSW

Following the success of the Melbourne event earlier year, this WMAA event is designed to emphasise the importance and value women provide in this environmental service industry sector. It will feature guest speakers, who will share details of their leadership journeys.

AORA National Conference 2017

10-12 May 2017
Adelaide, SA

The dates have just been announced for the  2017 Australian Organics Recycling Association Annual Conference.

This is the main event for those working in or connected with the organics recycling sector. This year’s renewal will include: marketing and sales training sessions, tours, a full day conference, and its annual gala dinner and awards.

WMAA Enviro Keynote Session

10 August
Sydney, NSW

New in 2016 and as a lead up to ENVIRO’17, WMAA and AWRE are collaborating to present an ENVIRO ‘Keynote Session’ at AWRE this year. This afternoon seminar will feature two renowned keynote speakers, international and Australian, and offer a premier networking opportunity.

Waste South Australia Conference 2016

22-23 September
Stamford Grand Adelaide Hotel, SA

The one day conference program will cover off on investment, infrastructure, and innovation across the most contemporary of learnings and experiences in waste management, recycling, resource recovery and remanufacturing.

On day two, delegates will have the option to attend a technical tour or participate in targeted workshop(s).

For more details contact Jan Cornay direct at

WMAA Tasmanian Seminar

Friday 6 May, 7.30-9.00
The Old Woolstore, Hobart, TAS

Tasmania is the only state without an economic driver to stimulate the waste management industry. This seminar will highlight existing and emerging waste management technologies that could be funded through a waste management levy.


ISWA Beacon Conference

30-31 March
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The theme for the second ISWA Beacon Conference in Kuala Lumpur is “Circular Economy & Resource Management”. The event will bring together notable expert speakers on the circular economy from the context of waste as a resource.

See the ISWA event website.

AWRE 2016

10-11 August
Sydney Showground, NSW

The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) returns to Sydney in 2016 following the Melbourne event last year.

AWRE brings together leading suppliers and professional services companies with expert speakers for two days of industry insights, updates on new technology and networking opportunities.



IFAT 2016

30 May – 3 June 2016
Munich, Germany

IFAT is one of the leading international trade fairs for those working in waste, recycling and raw materials management. The event features over 3,000 exhibitors and attracts more than 130,000 visitors.



Beyond the Bin

Tuesday 1 March
The Langham, Melbourne

‘Beyond the Bin: Building community trust and shared action through engagement and education” will be exploring the emerging drivers and trends that influence how communities are responding to waste issues. The interactive day will include keynote speakers, panel discussions, debates and facilitated workshops.

See the ‘Events’ section at