Webinar Workshop: MANAGING YOUR TRADE WASTE TREATMENT PLANT WORKSHOP: Optimising trade waste processes to minimise costs – Sep 24, 2020


Presented by the

Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)


In association with

Proud Workshop Partner – GHD


24 Sepember 2020
8.45am (Registrations) for 9.00am to 4.30pm

The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with wastewater experts, GHD, have designed the Workshop to assist you to better manage your trade waste treatment process to maximise the outcomes.

This Workshop is designed by the experts to –

  • assist you in optimising your trade waste treatment plant,
  • provide an overview of trade waste regulations, 
  • provide details to assist you and your organisation to develop systems to maximise efforts for managing and reusing waste water resources within your operations,
  • how to save water, 
  • reduce your trade waste charges, 
  • explore the different trade waste treatment technologies and options available and highlight the strengths and weaknesses of each.  

Troubleshooting session:  The Workshop will provide a ‘Troubleshooting Session’ where participants’ are encouraged to bring along their specific issues to discuss with waste water treatment experts.  


The Workshop will explore –

  • An overview of trade waste Regulations
  • Chemicals –
    • Use of chemicals in trade waste treatment and how chemicals can enhance the treatment process reducing operational costs and ensuring compliance
  • Explore different trade waste treatment technologies, the options in design and highlight the strengths and weaknesses of each technology; 
  • Details to develop systems to maximise wastewater reuse and water resources within your operations;
  • Discuss the most appropriate pre-treatment technologies available;
  • How to reduce your trade waste charges, save water and lower operational costs:
    • Introduction to Primate technology options:
      • Primary sedimentation
      • Screens
      • Equalisation
      • DAF/IAF
    • Introduction to secondary treatment options:
      • Biological treatment technologies
        • From ponds to high rate processes (lagoons, attached growth processes, activated sludge processes, anaerobic processes, etc.)
  • How to save on water AND trade waste charges:
    • Introduction to tertiary or advanced treatment options:
      • Disinfection
      • Ion exchange
      • MF and RO membranes
  • Understanding the strengths and weaknesses of each technology;
  • Emerging Technologies in wastewater treatment;
  • Water Management Best Practice Examples in various industries;
  • Outline of drivers, techniques, cost savings and other benefits;
  • Explore how to reduce the entire cost of your trade waste system and associated wastes;
  • Troubleshooting – participants are encouraged to bring along their specific issues to discuss with waste water treatment experts.

Course notes will be provided to delegates prior to the Webinar Workshop.


Event - Webinar: OPTIMISING YOUR TRADE WASTE TREATMENT PLANT & TROUBLESHOOTING WORKSHOP: Optimising trade waste processes to maximise benefits and minimise costs – Sept 24, 2020
Date: September 24, 2020 8:45 AM
End: September 24, 2020 4:30 PM
Presented by: Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
Members: $450 AEBN Member and GHD clientele
Non-member: $570 early bird to 24 Aug 2020; $590

Click here for further information and to register


Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Thursday, 24 September, 2020 - 23:45