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.
- Waste Strategy
- Annual Report 2014/15
- Business Plan 2016/17
- Asbestos Guidelines for C&D Recycling
- The Waste Hierarchy
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Applications now open state-wide »18 or younger? The theme for this year is "Wearable waste". Re-invent rubbish to win some great prizes.
Reuse as we've done here with Marcus Geisler & Andrew Valder »Register now for the big day...
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.
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
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
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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