WMAA launches new waste conference

Thursday, 19 November, 2015

The Waste Management Association of Australia (WMAA) will next year hold WasteNSW 2016 — the first WMAA NSW waste and resource recovery conference run by the industry, for the industry. The conference will be of particular interest to planners; local and state government; waste, resource recovery and environment managers; engineers; service and technology providers; academics; and consultants.

To be held from 27–29 April at the Crowne Plaza, Hunter Valley, the conference will examine the challenges, opportunities and future prospects that face waste management in NSW. Additionally, it will identify some of the emerging issues facing local council amalgamations, including services, contracts and logistics; embedding waste management into planning; a container deposit scheme; and mitigating environmental risks.

WMAA is now inviting abstract submissions on any of the following topics:

  • Infrastructure
  • Regulations and levies
  • Contracts and compliance
  • Waste industry issues under proposed council mergers
  • Recycling
  • Regional issues
  • Stakeholder and community engagement
  • E-waste
  • Landfill
  • Litter and illegal dumping
  • Organics
  • Education
  • Social licence to operate
  • Technology

To view abstract guidelines, click here. To submit your abstract, click here. Submissions close on 15 December 2015.

Limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are also available. For more information, contact jan@wmaa.asn.au.

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