HWEG members are drawn from local and state government organisations in the Hunter Valley region of NSW.
Current membership includes a mix of sustainability officers, waste minimisation officers, environmental health officers, waste education officers and program coordinators/managers. These individuals represent the councils of:
- Lake Macquarie
- Port Stephens
Other members include:
- Hunter Resource Recovery (an initiative of the councils of Cessnock, Lake Macquarie and Maitland)
- Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW) – Sustainability Programs Division
HWEG meets quarterly to discuss programs, projects, partnership opportunities, grant availability, and to share ideas and resources.
Project specific meetings are held on an as-needs basis.