Garage Sale Trail 2016

22 October 2016

Now in its sixth year, Garage Sale Trail is a free, council-powered day of garage sales that attracts over 300 000 bargain-loving shoppers across Australia.

The day helps people sell their unwanted items, while at the same time bringing communities together to think about reuse and rethink the idea of what waste really is, all while having a good time.


PVC Recycling in Hospitals

4 October 2016
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, VIC

Initiated by the Vinyl Council of Australia, the PVC Recycling in Hospitals program is a world-leading partnership program recovering this valuable material for local reprocessing into new products, preventing it from being lost to landfill.

This forum, being run within Waste Expo 2016, will:
– share information so healthcare facilities can easily participate
– provide an update on the program in Australia and New Zealand
– address measures to take PVC Recycling in Hospitals to the next level
– ensure it becomes an efficient, effective, successful and integrated recycling program.

Booking required.

AORA Victoria Seminar

20 October 2016
Shepparton, Victoria

The theme of this one-off AORA event is “Getting the most from compost on farm”. The seminar will feature international guest speaker Ron Alexander, from the USA, who will be presenting on his experience in the composting industry and working with end markets in the promotion and use of compost.

Attendance must be confirmed with before Friday 14 October.

BIR World Recycling Convention

24-25 October 2015
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Bureau of International Recycling brings together decision makers and professionals from international recycling companies from over 60 countries or a wide range of presentations and market overviews.

Electronics & Cars Recycling WRF 2016

15-18 November 2016
Macau, China

Organised by World Recycling Forum, this highly informative conference features leading recycling experts from around the world, including manufacturers, recyclers, refurbishers, remanufacturers, recycling associations, legislators and policy-makers.

Bioenergy Australia Conference 2016

14-16 November 2016
Brisbane, Queensland

Bringing together professionals and experts in the bioenergy sector, the conference program will cover policies and initiatives, projects, case studies and emerging opportunities in this space.

Asbestos: Managing Contamination and Waste Seminar

6 October 2016
Henry Davis York, L10, 44 Martin Place, Sydney, NSW

This seminar is run by the Australian Sustainable Business Group. It aims to identify efficient management of asbestos waste and ACM, and to promote efficient removal from human exposure routes to maximising health outcomes and minimising costs.

Environment Practitioners Management Workshop

30-31 August 2016
Maddocks, Level 27, 123 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW

This intensive two-day course provides the tools necessary to identify and understand environmental laws, liabilities and issues and apply practical solutions for managing them and putting them into practice in a business.

Waste Expo 2016

4-5 October 2016
Melbourne, VIC

Now in its fourth year, Waste Expo combines education, networking and exhibits into one event. It has a free-to-attend, two-day seminar program, as well as exhibitors from across the waste, recycling and sustainability sectors.