Stakeholder Engagement Training

22 November 2016
Adina Apartment Hotel, Melbourne, VIC

This WMAA-run workshop will review engagement standards, such as IAP2 and AA1000, and look at online tools that can assist participants in the management of their engagement activities.


Energy from Waste Conference 2016

25-27 October 2016
Brighton Beach, NSW

Under the theme ‘Waste today, energy tomorrow’, this WMAA conference will include presentations from experienced practitioners who are instrumental in developing, delivering and operating energy from waste plants overseas.

Waste360 Recycling Summit

19-21 September 2016
Austin, Texas, USA

One of America’s leading events for the recycling industry including a full conference program, exhibition and the National Waste & Recycling Association’s Recycling Summit awards.

E-Scrap 2016

20-22 September 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Now in its 14th year, the E-Scrap 2016 conference will offer a bustling exhibit hall, tear-down demos, presentations, sessions and Q&As featuring the industry’s leading executives and associations.

E-Scrap 2016 exhibitors include:

• Electronics scrap processors
• Buyers and brokers
• Equipment manufacturers
• Waste haulers
• Industry trade associations.

Transforming waste & recycling services

14 September 2016,
Fremantle, WA

WMAA is presenting the workshop “Transforming waste and recycling services in local councils for the 21st Century”, which will be facilitated by Helen Millicer of One Planet Consulting.

The session will cover techniques to help councils maximise resource recovery, as well as technologies and steps to modernise service delivery.

Keep NSW Beautiful Litter Congress 2016

31 August – 1 September 2016
Sydney Olympic Park, NSW

“Less Litter. Live Better” is the theme for this year’s KNSWB Litter Congress, the only conference in Australia devoted to the various methodologies, technologies and strategies making positive impacts on reducing litter across the country.

Now in its third year, the organisers have assembled a program to give delegates ideas, inspiration, resources and answers to tackle litter in their areas. Full program, registration and speaker details are available from the KNSWB website.

Masterclass: Resource Recovery & Waste Transfer Stations

6-7 July
Maylands, WA

This Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia’s Masterclass will focus on Resource Recovery and Waste Transfer Stations systems and how to deliver such projects from concept through to waste acceptance. The course is designed for local government officer and those working in waste management, and offers 2 CPD points.

PVC Banner Reuse: Expert Workshop

13 July
Monash University, Caulfield East, VIC

Vinyl Council Australia (VCA) with Monash University are inviting those from the waste and recycling industry to participate in a unique workshop looking at creating viable new products from PVC banners.

More than 6,000 tonnes of advertising banners, truck tarpaulins and other coated fabrics go to landfill each year in Australia alone.

Participants can work alongside industry leaders, industrial designers, product manufacturers, granulators, recyclers, UNSW chemical engineers and Monash University designers in the Master Design and Remake Lab to create new products for Australian and international markets.

To participate in the workshop contact or

More details here: VCA Workshop invite_201607


Waste & Recycle 2016 Conference

14-16 September, Fremantle, WA

For over 20 years, the Waste and Recycle Conference has been the premier waste and recycling event on the WA calendar covering issues from community, government and business perspectives.