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Nominations for the Waste Innovation & Recycling Awards are open

June 29, 2022

Nicholas Scaltrito


Is your business or organisation leading the way in recycling and innovation in the waste and resource recovery sector? The Waste Innovation and Recycling Awards are recognising organisations that are driving societal change through innovative environmental and sustainable solutions.

Taking place on October 26th, during the Waste Expo Australia, the Waste Innovation and Recycling Awards are sponsored by experts in the industry for the industry. The awards offer the opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate achievements throughout the waste and recycling sectors whilst also providing a chance to network with like-minded innovators. 

With categories covering the circular economy to technological and operational innovation, the 2022 Waste Innovation and Recycling Awards are an opportunity to show how your organisation is disrupting the sustainability sector for the better. 

Some of this year's categories include: 

  • Outstanding WARR Project: Metro  

The Outstanding WARR Project Award is given to a project that has delivered cost-effective and high-impact success in its targeted field. Nominees must provide examples of success and/or show how the project has achieved KPIs and targets, solved challenging solutions, and demonstrated replicable best practices for industry. 

  • Outstanding WARR Project: Regional 

The Outstanding WARR Project Award is given to a project that has delivered cost-effective and high-impact success in its targeted field. Nominees must provide examples of success and/or show how the project has achieved KPIs and targets, solved challenging solutions, and demonstrated replicable best practices for industry. 

  • Innovation Award  

The Innovation Award is given to an individual or company that has implemented processes and practices or developed and/or rolled out technology and/or plant that have successfully closed the loop, creating a demonstrable circular economy. Nominees must demonstrate how the project, process, practice, plant or technology closes the loop and how the end product is comparable or better than virgin, material-based alternatives. Nominees must also show long-term commercial viability. 

To submit nominations for these categories, and the other categories, visit the Waste Innovation and Recycling Awards

Nomination submissions close on August 23rd, 2022. 


Nicholas Scaltrito

Nick joined Planet Ark in 2021 coming from a background of graphic design and marketing communications. A self-described “jack-of-all-trades’, Nick likes to channel his helpful nature and enthusiasm for change in all aspects of life from his social life and work to his community volunteering.


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