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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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Start your de-cluttering now and earn some dollars! »

Advertise your unwanted items and search for a bargain. Listing is free and supported by many councils

Join the finalists at the Authority's signature event »

A night of celebration on the eve of National Recycling Week. Discounted tickets available - book now

Castaways winning sculpture "Wachiman" »

Collective Art Award won by B. Bozsik & Marcia Espinosa - sponsored by the Authority

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

An opportunity for young people to tackle food waste »

South East Regional Energy Group supports work by under 18 creative types to solve sticky issues with food

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

Nannup Music Festival »

Putting recycling front and centre with workshops and performances using waste materials for instruments

MBA's Excellence in Recycling Award »

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

Recycling improves at Skyworks »

Recycling stations like this one plus better signage and a rewards scheme lifted recycling rates by 31%

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

Easy steps to reduce the impact »

Check out SMRC's TV segment on reducing waste

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