- Developing social media strategies to connect new initiatives with your local community
- Examining the key benefits of using social media to engage community members with waste strategies and raise awareness of new and innovative campaigns
- Knowing when to focus on what the council is doing and when to focus on the community as a whole to ensure your social media presence isn't a one-way street
- Identifying which social media channels are the best for your local community to ensure your messages are seen and heard by the right people
- Deciding what information is and is not valuable and important to share
- What are some of the critical obstacles local councils face when trying to establish their social media presence?
- Does the NSW Government's social media policy for local councils provide an opportunity to develop good relationships between council staff and constituents, or does it not go far enough?
Social Media Advisor
City of Parramatta
- Spotlighting the benefits of developing a bespoke platform to share real-time information on job requests, live truck locations, waste collection routes and customer information
- Saving time and reducing costs through the implementation of technological advancements to increase viability of contamination
- Improving the customer experience through sharing accurate information and education on waste behaviour
Manager – Sustainable Future
City of Canterbury Bankstown
- Highlighting the importance of AI as an essential tool in developing a sustainable, long-term waste management strategy
- Examining the interrelationship between your human workforce and AI
- Discussing how Australian organisations are translating national and international examples of AI applications in the waste industry into their operations
Director – National Artificial Intelligence Centre
- What are some of the critical issues we need to address at a local level to reduce waste from ending up in landfill
- How can we examine the environmental costs of a landfill and develop better end-of-life management practices for putrescible waste
- What are the impacts and costs to the local environment from greenhouse gas emissions from organic waste decomposition
- Re-examining the National Waste Policy Action Targets and ascertaining how well we are doing in preparation for the 2030 deadline
- Discussing how banning the export of waste plastic, paper, glass, and tyres provides LGAs with an opportunity to increase local businesses and generate new income
- Highlighting the importance of improving the way data is collected to enhance opportunities to increase investment and growth in waste management
- Has the framework created by the National Recycling and Waste Reduction Act 2020 had the desired effect?
- What are the best next steps to manage the environmental and health impacts of waste products?
- How are LGAs operating under the established timetable on the export ban on waste products such as tyres, unprocessed waste plastic, and paper?
- As stewards of local community waste management, what can local councils do to increase their recycling and waste arrangements as outlined in the Act?
- How can local councils work with their communities to reduce waste generation in the home?