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.
This website is our way of providing information and practical advice to people at home, at work and for government audiences.
- Waste Strategy: Creating the Right Environment
- Business Plan 2012-2017
- Annual Report 2012
- Asbestos Guidelines for C&D Recycling
Castaways Collective Art Award »Winners - Prospect Youth Group, Rockingham, made from recycled materials and sponsored by the Authority
New lease of life for old bicycles »Authority Chairman Marcus Geisler welcomed by David Tucker from Bicycles for Humanity at new facilities
Waste reduction on Australia Day »Chairman Marcus Geisler, together with volunteers, rewards people reducing waste at Skyworks
Meet the Authority... »Chairman Marcus Geisler, Deputy Chair Jenny Bloom, Glen McLeod, Anne-Marie Bremner, Neil Foley
Environment Award winner »Andy Gulliver from C-Wise, winner of the Resource and Waste Management award with Chairman Marcus Geisler
Infinity Awards category winner »Former Min. Bill Marmion, Allan Whittome (Winner), Cordia Johnson (Chevron) and Marcus Geisler, Chairman
Infinity Awards category winner »Former Min. Bill Marmion, John Weaver (Winner), Scott Talbot (Sodexo) and Marcus Geisler, Chairman
Waste Wise Schools reach 10 years! »L.Thoresen, S.Cowie, Ardross & Upper Swan students/staff, & former Authority Chairman, Peter Fitzpatrick
Reuseable cup promotion a success! »On World Environment Day we gave regular coffee drinkers a reuseable cup to reduce disposable cup waste...
We can do better... »We're doing a good job recycling newspapers but fall behind with aluminium cans
Launch of the Waste Strategy »Former Min. Bill Marmion & former Chairman Peter Fitzpatrick worked on Creating the Right Environment...
We can do better... »If you are renovating or building make sure your contractor recycles your waste
Australian Packaging Covenant »View the latest State Government Action Plan
E-waste is a growing problem »Old electronic devices could have another life. As hazardous waste they need special handling
Vegetables from a compost garden »Compost is a natural fertiliser
Printer cartridges can be recharged »Inkjet/laser toner cartridges should be recycled and kept out of landfill
for Residential »Where you live is one of the best places to reduce waste and increase recycling
for Commercial »Business can play a major role as it manages goods and services delivery
for Government »Councils, government agencies and departments can set benchmarks for best practice
$5,000 for category winners
First large scale W2E facility...
Now open for applications.
Gardening Australia's episode on waste...
Annual data report...
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Temporary collection day - City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder
Regular meetings usually occur on the first Wednesday of each month.
Temporary collection day - Shire of Broome
The conference theme for 2013 is Revolution in Role and Responsibilities
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EOI - Communication and Promotion »
Closing date is Friday 31 May
Community Grants Scheme »
Closing date is Friday 14 June.
Infinity Awards 2013 »
Closing date is Sunday 30 June
EOI - Mattress Recycling »
Closing date is Friday 21 June 2013.
State Planning Strategy (Draft) - 2012. Click here to access.