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.
Here you'll find information for people at home, at work and for government audiences.
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Received or gave some new technology this festive season? »Recycle your e-waste - mobile phones & batteries through MobileMuster, TVs and computers through the NTCRS.
Infinity Award winner - Community category - West Arthur CRC »Stuart Putland, Rebecca South and Karen Prowse from West Arthur CRC with Chairman Marcus Geisler
Young Re-inventors Award winner with dress made from waste »John Wollaston Anglican Community School and their dress from lolly wrappers with Chairman Marcus Geisler
Infinity Award winner, State Government agency category »Elephant antics at the Perth Zoo - CEO Susan Hunt, the Authority's Glen McLeod and staffer Daniel Baker
Infinity Award winner Business category was Bristile Roofing »Chairman Marcus Geisler presents Mark Bow, WA State Manager with their award. Click for more stories...
Three bins for kerbside collection increases recycling »Albert Jacob, Minister for Environment; Sylvan Albert, Bayswater Mayor; Marcus Geisler, Authority Chairman
The Authority was appointed in 2014 »(L to R) Neil Foley; Jenny Bloom, Deputy Chair; Marcus Geisler, Chairman; Victoria Bond; Glen McLeod
Excess food converted into meals by a waste grant recipient »OzHarvest highlighted how easy it is to reduce levels of food waste with meals from "rescued" ingredients
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.
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
Australian Packaging Covenant »View the latest State Government Action Plan
Vegetables from a compost garden »Compost is a natural fertiliser
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
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