The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) is the only national peak body for the $15bn waste and resource recovery industry.

We provide a range of services to support our members, including advocacy, conferences and networking events, high value information, learning and training.

Stay informed with WMRR

WMRR is the first port of call for industry information and is the conduit to industry, leading change through knowledge sharing, advocacy activities, and developing members through a range of knowledge and networking events. Members can also keep up-to-date with industry developments through regular media releases, our monthly e-news and access to the bi-monthly Inside Waste magazine.

WMRR member networks

WMRR’s strength is its members, who take the opportunity to engage and participate in State Branch committees and working groups, drive policy discussions and contribute to submissions, and inform the national discourse. Read more

Advocacy and policy

WMRR represents your industry and you, promoting the essential services that the waste and resource recovery industry provides and their positive impacts on the environment and society. Read more  

Conferences and events

With almost 2,000 members, WMRR is recognised as the national hub for networking and development opportunities in the waste and resource recovery industry. With industry-leading networking events, regional, state and national conferences, awards and more, WMRR's events are unmissable for Australian waste management and resource recovery professionals. Read more

Learning and Development

WMRR plays an active role in waste education within the sector and the community, as well as continuing learning and professional development support. Learn more about our Young Professionals working group , our seminars and training sessions , our guidelines and other resources.

Find out more

For more about the benefits and costs of a membership please download our membership flyer.