What is the Waste Authority?

The Waste Authority is a statutory body comprising five members appointed by the Governor on the recommendation of the Minister for Environment.

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Ready to forgo single use plastics for a month? »

Register and take the challenge to reduce the amount of plastic ending up in landfill. It's easy and fun.

Principal Rowan Clark receives Young Re-inventors Award »

Carey Baptist College received their winning award for the edible wall garden made from re-used waste items

Nature will re-use anything! Missing a coat hanger or two? »

Magpies wove together natural and man-made items to create a nest. Two fledglings sited nearby.

Message in a plastic bottle - launch at John Curtin College »

Chairman Marcus Geisler presents the new curriculum resource for high schools with Lachlan, Katie & Georgia

3 Bins means better recycling and environmental outcomes »

Albert Jacob, Minister for Environment; Sylvan Albert, Bayswater Mayor; Marcus Geisler, Authority Chairman

E-waste is a growing problem »

Old electronic devices could have another life. As hazardous waste they need special handling

Printer cartridges can be recharged »

Inkjet/laser toner cartridges should be recycled and kept out of landfill

Builder's guide improving recycling »

Environment Minister, the Hon Albert Jacob; Chairman Marcus Geisler; Francis Burke & Geoff Cooper

MBA's Excellence in Recycling Award »

(L to R) Winner Greg Carter, Home Buyer Centre; Authority Chairman Marcus Geisler; Geoff Cooper MBA

Authority ready for new challenges »

(L to R) Neil Foley; Jenny Bloom, Deputy Chair; Marcus Geisler, Chairman; Victoria Bond; Glen McLeod

Australian Packaging Covenant »

View the latest State Government Action Plan

Vegetables from a compost garden »

Compost is a natural fertiliser

Reuse as we've done here with Marcus Geisler & Andrew Valder »

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