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The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) will no longer take place as scheduled, event organisers announced recently.

In the announcement, organisers said following the recent government advice on social distancing, travel restrictions, and the logistics required before the event, postponement is unavoidable.

“We are in uncharted territory and carrying on with the current dates would not be in the best interests of you or the rest of our community,” the organisers said.

“We are committed to finding a solution to deliver an event this year, to ensure business continuity to the waste, recycling and resource recovery sector. Details on when and where will be communicated directly with you in the next month.”

The expo was to take place on 26-27 August 2020. The event began 10 years ago and aims to be the premier business event for the waste, recycling, and resource recovery sector.

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