Recognising excellence across the waste and resource recovery sector

The waste and resource recovery sector is continuing to build capacity, innovate, and influence governments and communities. The leaders of the waste industry know that this sector does more than just provide an essential service to millions of people – it has the potential to be a driver of economic growth within Australia.

The Waste Innovation & Recycling Awards facilitate a higher level of network integration and development opportunities for those who are active in Australia’s waste and resource recovery industry, as well as acknowledging and celebrating outstanding achievements within this sector.

Nominations are now open. 


  • Nominations open: 14 April 2021
  • Nominations close: 13 August 2021
  • Finalists announced: September 2021
  • Winners announced: 27 October 2021