ASBG - Queensland Waste Webinar 1st to 3rd September 2021

ASBG Produces its first Queensland Waste Webinar to your desktop

3 x 1.1 hours - Webinar 1, 2 and 3 September 2021

Live taking questions - Review at any time on-line for 6 months

This will be the first in a waste series that will cover other states:

This webinar is designed to help environmental and waste professionals come up to speed on the complex area of waste classification, resource recovery, and its management. QLD environmental laws establish a complex set of legal controls on the generation, transport, re-use, recycling, treatment and disposal of wastes.  There are many pitfalls and administrative processes that abound in the management of wastes in QLD. 

The workshop is run over lunch time [eat and train] over three consecutive days [3 x 1 hour sessions] plus question time will cover the following areas:

Session 1: General Waste Classification and Laws:                          Facilitator: ASBG CEO, Andrew Doig

  •     Introduction – Waste and contaminated sites
  •     Overview of the waste laws covering, waste definition, waste licensing, waste transport laws
  •     Illegal waste liabilities:  dumping, land pollution, transporters and facilities
  •     Introduction to waste classification - Regulated and Non-regulated wastes
  •     Permits for disposal and treatment of contaminated soils
  •     EP Act, Regulation and Waste Reduction and Recycling Act (WRRA) affecting contaminated sites
  •     ERA triggers for on-site management of contaminated soil, landfill, treatment etc.
  •     General conditions for transporting and storing wastes
  •     Waste levy, discounts, exemptions and how it operates across Queensland

Session 2: End of Waste Codes and Other Wastes:

  •  Special treatment of contaminated soils: regulated and contaminated soil waste levy charges
  •     End of Waste Codes (EoW): coverage, use, documentation etc.
  •     Usefulness of EoWs for treated contaminated soils
  •     Applying for specific EoWs not covered by the published list and fees
  •     Overview on asbestos waste and problems with recycling soils and stockpiles
  •     Sampling, testing, storing, application and other requirements
  •     Tips on when and how to apply for specific EoW applications
  •     Managing asbestos wastes
  • Treatment of PFAS wastes

Session 3: Regulated, Hazardous Wastes and Immobilisation

  • Classification of Regulated wastes under Sch9 EP Regulation - how it works
    • Desktop or default approach
    • Sampling and testing approach
    • Exempt wastes including ground waters
  • Treatment of PFAS wastes
  • Typical landfill acceptance criteria based on concentrations and TCLPs
  • Liquid wastes and triggers for regulated wastes
  • Immobilisation, where can it be used?

Transportation and Tracking of Trackable Wastes

  •     Examine the tracking system for Queensland
  •     Waste tracking data and on-line waste tracking
  •     Interstate tracking

Notes of the seminar and certificates of attendance will be issued to attendees.


Facilitator: Andrew Doig CEO, ASBG 

Time:                   Live: 1, 2 and 3 September 2021 after receiving the login and password details

Venue:                 Webinar: At your computer with > 5Mbs download speed.  Login details via to be provided on registration.
Cost:                    $120 (ASBG and ACLCA QLD members) or $145 (Non Members) includes notes

Note the webinar can be downloaded at any time after each live session and replayed like a Youtube video.

Please register at following links

Register and pay by Credit Card or Register and be invoiced

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