AIEN’s suite of communication channels provides updates on activities, forthcoming opportunities, events and the latest news.

  • AIEN Submission to Redirecting the Future of Plastic in NSW (May 2020) 8 May, 2020 - Growing recognition of plastic’s impact on our environment and human health means we need a comprehensive and bold plan to address this important issue. The discussion paper, Cleaning Up Our Act: Redirecting the Future of Plastic in NSW (released in
  • AIEN Submission to Cleaning Up our Act: The Future for Waste and Resource Recovery in NSW Issues Paper (May 2020) 8 May, 2020 - The NSW 20-Year Waste Strategy is a whole-of-government initiative to provide a long-term strategic direction for communities, industry and all levels of government to work together to build resilient services and markets for waste resources. An issues paper Cleaning Up
  • NSW Circulate industrial ecology grants now open for applications 9 April, 2020 - Circulate industrial ecology grants now open for applications Applications are now open for Round 3 Intake 7 of Circulate, the NSW Government’s industrial ecology grant program. Grants of up to $150,000 are available to businesses, not for profit organisations, product
  • From the Chair 27 March, 2020 - It is astounding what a difference a few months can make. In the December 2019 newsletter there was scarcely opportunity to mention the significant social impact of the Queensland and Northern NSW bushfires sweeping across both States at the time.
  • Aussie teamwear gives red card to plastic pollution 26 March, 2020 - A first for Western Australia, teamwear for community sports clubs and schools is being made from recycled plastic bottles. Mecca Sports has been supporting grassroots sports in Western Australia for nearly a decade. Now, sports teams from Albany to Karratha
  • Photos from the 2020 Australian Waste to Energy Forum 9 March, 2020 - DID YOU MISS OUT? Photos from the 2020 Australian Waste to Energy Forum A huge thank you to all of those that contributed to a very successful 2020 Australian Waste to Energy Forum, including all of our speakers and sponsors.
  • AIEN Submission to inquiry into Australia’s Waste Management and Recycling Industries (Jan 2020) 30 January, 2020 - On Wednesday 23 October 2019 the Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources adopted an inquiry referred by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, asking the Committee to inquire into and report on
  • From the Chair 16 December, 2019 - Another year has zipped by. I would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to all those who directly supported the AIEN and its endeavours during 2019, and also to those who dedicated themselves to addressing the very real resource management
  • AIEN Submission to the Recycling and resource recovery infrastructure: Evidence base report (Oct 2019) 13 December, 2019 - Infrastructure Victoria has released its early findings for public comment in developing advice to government on how we can build a better recycling and resource recovery industry for Victoria. Their paper – Recycling and resource recovery infrastructure: Evidence base October
  • AIEN Submission to the COAG waste export ban consultation 3 December, 2019 - On 9 August 2019, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed Australia should establish a timetable to ban the export of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres, while building Australia’s capacity to generate high value recycled commodities and associated demand.