Global Product Stewardship Perspective at Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo

Posted by GlobalPSC on Events at 5:40 pm, September 8th, 2011Comments0

The Global Product Stewardship Council will be providing a global perspective on product stewardship at the Product Stewardship & Innovation in Resource Recovery session of the Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo on 10 November 2011 in Sydney. We’re looking forward to interesting discussions with our Australian colleagues.

AWRE 2011 Product Stewardship Program

THURSDAY AFTERNOON SESSION 10 NOVEMBER

12:30 – 12:40 Welcome from Chair & Acknowledgement of MobileMuster (Conference Sponsor)
12:40 – 1:00 Peter Brisbane, Director Television and Computer Regulator Team, Waste Policy Branch, Federal Government DSEWPaC. Product Stewardship Bill 2011 & Regulations for TV & Computer Scheme
1:00 – 1:15 Russ Martin, President, Global Product Stewardship Council
Product Stewardship around the world, a global perspective.
1:15 – 1:35 John Gertsakis, Senior Sustainability Associate, WSP Environment & Energy
An industry view on the national TV and computer product stewardship scheme: the pathway to implementation
1:35 – 2:30 Panel Discussion: Important but challenging waste streams and product stewardship 

  • Rose Read, Manager, Recycling, Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (MobileMuster)
  • Helen, Lewis, CEO, Australian Battery Recycling Initiative (ABRI)
  • Lorraine Lilley, Australian Lighting Council
  • Silvio de Denaro, Australian Tyre Industry Council
  • Russ Martin, President, Global Product Stewardship Council
  • John Gertsakis, Senior Sustainability Associate, WSP Environment & Energy
  • Peter Brisbane, Director Television and Computer Regulator Team, Waste Policy Branch, Federal Government DSEWPsC

Rose Read, Helen Lewis, Lorraine Lilley and Silvio de Denaro shall be given 10 minutes to present. A facilitated panel discussion with questions from the audience will follow.

2:30-3:00 Break in Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo
3:00-3:20 Rob Pascoe, Managing Director, Closed Loop  

NEW Closed Loop Organics Bin. Onsite food waste processing unit appropraite for hospitals, restaurants, hotels, events and more.

3:20-3:40 David Catalovski, Managing Director, GreenMoney and Talebul Islam, Randwick City Council
NEW GreenMoney trial. Residents earn redeemable points for recycling.  Economic incentives for recycling.
3:40-4:00 TBA
4:00 Free Expo Welcome Reception
Network with colleagues and clients at this sophisticated industry function. Discuss new ideas and upcoming projects over a beverage and canap√©. Enjoy the entertainment provided for your enjoyment. This two-hour function is the perfect prelude to a business dinner in Darling Harbour. 

The welcome reception will commence at 4:00pm, at the closure of the “Product Stewardship & Innovation” conference. The function will run for two hours and will be held in the exhibition hall.

TO REGISTER, PLEASE CLICK HERE

Location: Hall 5, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney

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