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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Winning WA idea - it's gone global! »

Register your friends or work colleagues to avoid single use plastic during July

Builder's guide improving recycling »

Environment Minister, Albert Jacob; Chairman Marcus Geisler; Earthcare's Francis Burke & MBA's Geoff Cooper

Mattress recycling gets a boost »

Chairman Marcus Geisler & Adam Johnson launching Garbologie's new recycling facility

Away from home recycling launch »

(L to R) Chris Jeffreys, Stan Moore, Jacqueline McKenzie & Marcus Geisler, Authority Chair at Midland Gate

Castaways winning sculpture »

Collective Art Award won by Livewire, Starlight Children's Foundation - painted TVs given a brand new life!

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 Copper MBA

Recycling improves at Skyworks »

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

Better Bins launch »

Chairman Marcus Geisler, Fremantle Councillor Doug Thompson and Environment Minister Albert Jacob

New campaign about recycling myths »

What shouldn't go in the recycling bin is the focus of an Authority supported local govenrment campaign

Infinity Awards winners »

2013 Winners and the Authority celebrate their achievements

New campaign about recycling myths »

What shouldn't go in the recycling bin is the focus of an Authority supported local govenrment campaign

New campaign about recycling myths »

What shouldn't go in the recycling bin is the focus of an Authority supported local govenrment campaign

New campaign about recycling myths »

What shouldn't go in the recycling bin is the focus of an Authority supported local govenrment campaign

New campaign about recycling myths »

What shouldn't go in the recycling bin is the focus of an Authority supported local govenrment campaign

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

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Upcoming Events

  • Waste and Recycle Conference 2014 »

    The conference is the signature event in waste management for WA

  • Authority monthly meeting »

    Regular meetings usually occur on the first Tuesday of each month.

  • Authority monthly meeting »

    Regular meetings usually occur on the first Tuesday of each month.

  • Authority monthly meeting »

    Regular meetings usually occur on the first Tuesday of each month.

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