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Waste & Recycle 2017 Conference
13–15 September
NEW VENUE • Crown Perth • Burswood • Western Australia
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Proudly hosted by:  WALGA • WMAA • Dept of Environment Regulation

Preliminary Program

Thursday 14 September

7.00 – 8.30 am
Waste Authority Breakfast and the Infinity Awards
Join us at the annual Waste Authority Breakfast for the presenting of the
Infinity Awards which have been recognising excellence in waste reduction and recycling since 2010. The Waste Authority gives awards in six categories: communities; local government; Waste Wise Schools; business; State Government agencies and universities; as well as Waste Champion.
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9.00 am
Welcome from the Conference Convenor
9.05 am
Welcome to Country
9.15 am
Opening of Conference by the Minister
9.30 am
Address by Conference Host Organisations
9.45 am
International Keynote Speaker
10.30 am
Morning Tea served in the Trade Exhibition
11.00 am
Invited Speaker: Jodie Bricout lifecycles
The role of the resource industry in implementing a circular economy
11.25 am
Invited Speaker: Geoff Richards — Richgro
11.45 am
Invited Speaker: Paul Donaghy Woolworths Food Group
Engaging the Hearts & Minds
12.00 pm
Lunch served in the Trade Exhibition
1.00 pm – 3.00pm
Concurrent sessions, Workshops and Tours
1.00 pm

Room

Data and Information
Speakers & Panel Session

Simon Viera
Waste Authority Services
Western Australian waste sector data—recent performance and trends

Room

Regional & Rural Issues
Workshop

Better Practice Approaches
to Rural Waste Management

Room

Better Practice
Speakers & Panel Session

Scott McKenzie
Waste Authority Services
Vergeside and drop off services: Better Practice approaches to recovering household waste

1.15 pm

Room

Data and Information
Speakers & Panel Session

Travis Fitch
WA Manager, GIVIT

These Boots Were Made For Walking: How the GIVIT platform offers preloved items new life

Room

Regional & Rural Issues
Workshop

contd.
This workshop showcases challenges and solutions for those managing waste in regional and remote areas.

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Better Practice
Speakers & Panel Session

Ronan Cullen & Lee Miller
Talis Consultants
Paddy Irishman & Paddy Welshman Guide—Best Practice at Community Recycling & Drop Off Facilities

1.30 pm

Room

Data and Information
Speakers & Panel Session

Jonathan Leake
Sustainability Victoria

Recent Successes with feedback

Room

Regional & Rural Issues
Workshop

contd.
It will include discussion of contemporary approaches to waste management in these areas and include a specific focus on the establishment and management of small regional landfill sites.

Room

Better Practice
Speakers & Panel Session

Jennifer Keen
OzHarvest

TBC

1.45 pm

Room

Data and Information
Panel Session

Panel Session

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Regional & Rural Issues
Workshop

Speakers: Giles Perryman (ASK Waste Management), Danielle Carter (NSW EPA), Anne Prince (Waste Aid) and Ian Watkins (WMAA WA Landfill Working Group, Chair).

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Better Practice
Panel Session

Panel Session

2.00 pm

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W2E and Food Waste
Speakers & Panel Session

Patrick Hay
Southern Metropolitan Regional Council
An Introduction to Food Organics and Garden Organics in the Southern Metropolitan Regional Council

Room

Regional & Rural Issues
Workshop

Workshop continues

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Behaviour Change
Speakers & Panel Session

Glaudia Hyland
Waste Authority Services
Right Bin Toolkit—communications support for local governments implementing Better Bins

2.15 pm

Room

W2E and Food Waste
Speakers & Panel Session

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Janssen
Martin Biopower Pty Ltd
Waste-to-Energy: an essential part of Circular Economy

Room

Regional & Rural Issues
Workshop

Workshop continues

Room

Behaviour Change
Speakers & Panel Session

Libby Eustance
Western Metropolitan Regional Council
Putting theory into practice: waste education interventions based on Social Practice Theory

2.30 pm

Room

W2E and Food Waste
Speakers & Panel Session

Ben Sawley
ResourceCo
Alternative Fuel—The Alternative approach to Energy from Waste

Room

Regional & Rural Issues
Workshop

Workshop continues

Room

Behaviour Change
Speakers & Panel Session

Amanda Kane
NSW EPA

Kitchen benchmarks: Research and drivers for food waste avoidance

2.45 pm

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W2E and Food Waste
Panel Session

Panel Session

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Regional & Rural Issues
Workshop

Workshop continues

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Behaviour Change
Panel Session

Panel Session

3.00 pm
Afternoon Tea served in the Trade Exhibition
3.30 – 4.30pm
Concurrent sessions, Workshop, Networking and Tour
3.30 pm

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Plastic Free July
Workshop

An opportunity to learn more about Plastic Free July, including contemporary research on its reach and potential.

Colin Ashton-Graham
Behaviour Change Consultant (to Western Metropolitan Regional Council)
Overcoming the
attitude–behaviour disconnect: Nudging ‘support’ for Plastic Free July into real action

Onsite

Behind the scenes
Crown Tour
Conference Walking Tour

Ever wonder what happens to your leftover food from the Conference or how old playing cards are recycled? Then this is the tour for you.

Room

Local Interest
Concurrent Sessions

Paul Armishaw
REmida Perth Inc.
Creative Reuse and Generational Change: Developing Sustainable Perspectives Through Community Based Arts and Education Environments

3.40 pm

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Plastic Free July
Workshop

contd.

Onsite

Behind the scenes
Crown Tour
Conference Walking Tour

Come on this behind the scenes tour to find out how Crown diverts over 90% of their recyclables from landfill.

Room

Local Interest
Concurrent Sessions

Julian Mitchell Life Cykel
Coffee scene goes green with gourmet mushrooms

3.50 pm

Room

Plastic Free July
Workshop

contd.

Onsite

Behind the scenes
Crown Tour
Conference Walking Tour

contd

Room

Local Interest
Concurrent Sessions

John Knowles and
Debbie Cameron
Good Samaritan Industries

Community Recycling Partnerships Reduce Landfill

4.00 pm

Room

Plastic Free July
Workshop

contd.

Onsite

Behind the scenes
Crown Tour
Conference Walking Tour

contd

Room

Local Interest
Concurrent Sessions

Tayla Edmunds
Arcadis
The solution to sorting our waste is now under our doorstep

4.10 pm

Room

Plastic Free July
Workshop

contd.

Onsite

Behind the scenes
Crown Tour
Conference Walking Tour

contd

Room

Local Interest
Concurrent Sessions

David Tucker Bicycles for Humanity (WA) Inc.
Cycle recycle

4.20 pm

Room

Plastic Free July
Workshop

contd.

Onsite

Behind the scenes
Crown Tour
Conference Walking Tour

contd

Room

Local Interest
Concurrent Sessions

Carly Hardy
Kooda Inc
Perfect Source Separation = Effective Recycling

4.30 pm

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Plastic Free July
Workshop

Women in Waste Networking session

 

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Local Interest
Concurrent Sessions

Speaker Q & A

5.00 – 7.00 pm
Trade Expo and Welcome Reception in the Trade Exhibition area
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