AORA would like to acknowledge the following organisations for their support of the 2023 Annual Conference:
Sustainability Victoria (SV) is a statutory authority with a board appointed by the Minister for Environment.
SV’s purpose is to accelerate Victoria’s transition to a circular, climate resilient clean economy – contributing to achieving the Government’s targets for 2025 and 2030 as set out in the Recycling Victoria policy and the Climate Change Strategy.
SV’s ambition is to develop and deliver fit-for-purpose high impact solutions to challenges posed by our complex and rapidly changing environment.
We do this in partnership with our stakeholders in industry, business, entrepreneurs, research institutions, schools, households, individuals, community groups and governments within Victoria and across Australia
CONFERENCE DINNER SPONSOR
Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty. Ltd. (HCA) is a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. (Japan) established in 1949, and a leading global manufacturer of Hitachi branded mining and construction equipment. We are part of the global and diversified Hitachi Group, one of the world’s largest companies and a leading researcher and manufacturer of new technologies across a diverse range of industries.
HCA is the exclusive distributor of Hitachi and Bell products in Australia. Committed to delivering machinery sales and support to Australian customers across the mining, construction, quarry, material handling and waste / recycling industries through a wholly-owned national branch network.
Positioned within a global network allows HCA unique access to vast resources and advanced technologies unrivalled within the industry. Hitachi is committed to a more sustainable society that results in the design and manufacture of more environmentally-conscious products and facilities.
As part of an extensive global network and with 24 wholly-owned locations throughout Australia, HCA is in a strong position to meet customer needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
AORA PLATINUM PLUS SPONSOR
WELCOME FUNCTION SPONSOR
Komptech CEA is a leading supplier of machinery and systems for the mechanical and mechanical-biological treatment of solid waste and biomass as a renewable energy source. As a premier service provider, we supply and service waste recycling equipment ensuring a first-class customer service experience that extends beyond the sale of the machine.
With branches in Australia & New Zealand and a team of highly experienced service technicians on hand, Komptech CEA is your trusted partner throughout the life of your machine.
AgSight specializes in technology and research for agriculture in Australia.
Our primary technology is the SOLVITA™ range of compost and soil microbial activity tests. Solvita tests can help industries use recycled organic products to regenerate a healthy soil.
AgSight recognizes the importance of the AORA conference in achieving this goal.
DEMO DAY SPONSOR
FOCUS enviro is a specialist provider of environmental equipment solution for the organics recycling industry
By understanding and matching application requirements to the client’s specific needs they offer a range of value for money and tailored options to deliver efficiency and build customer profitability.
With a team of experienced industry professionals, FOCUS now sets the standard for in market customer service. Delivering national and international proven technology with excellent local support is the winning combination.
Van Schaik’s Bio Gro
Van Schaik’s Bio Gro is a family-owned Australian business operating organic receival and composting facilities in South Australia and Victoria. Their manufacturing and quality control processes enable the diversion of organic material from landfill and the creation of a range of quality products for the horticulture, viticulture, agriculture and landscape markets.
LATE NIGHT NETWORKING SPONSOR
TFI supplies quality specialised tyres into the waste industries, green and hard waste.
We believe we have a responsibility to help our customer achieve sustainability with their tyres at every stage including end of life.
With our partnership with BKT, we are dedicated to a cleaner and sustainable future for all.
WATER BOTTLES SPONSOR
With four decades’ experience, LMS Energy is Australia’s leading methane abatement and bioenergy company and one of the country’s largest emissions reducers. LMS owns and operates more than 60 biogas projects across Australia, New Zealand and the United States that generate enough bioenergy to power 100,000 homes. LMS recently acquired Helmont Energy, a pioneering anaerobic digestion from agricultural waste company. Together, the companies are leveraging their expertise to decarbonise the Australian economy and make a material contribution to Australia’s journey to net zero.
DEMO DAY HOST
Repurpose It are industry leaders in making high-quality repurposed materials. They recover resources and turn them into a wide range of construction and landscaping products, including sand, soil, mulch, bark, and soil amendments.
They have multiple EPA licences for various waste streams and a mission to eliminate waste and pollution through closed-loop resource recovery.
DualPakECO® trays are made in Australia by Confoil using compostable ecovio® biopolymer coating by BASF.
The coating is food contact safe and has barrier qualities against liquids and oils.
The certified compostable trays can be frozen or refrigerated and are microwave safe and ovenable for 40 minutes, up to 180 degrees.
SESSION SPONSOR –
RMCG is a multi-disciplinary consultancy specialising in environment, agriculture and communities providing advice to government agencies, water utilities and private sector clients. RMCG considers organic and recoverable materials as resources and develops processes and reuse schemes that integrate circular management principles including designing out waste.
SESSION SPONSOR – LOOKING AHEAD
Gippsland Regional Organics is an EPA-licensed waste treatment and composting facility owned by Gippsland Water, located in Dutson Downs.
Each year they accept up to 250,000 tonnes of waste and manufacture approximately 60,000 tonnes of compost certified to Australian standards – reducing the amount of waste going to landfill.
Thank you to our 2024 Conference Supporters
AORA would like to acknowledge our National Sponsors who play an active role in realising our vision: