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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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

Tidy Towns State Awards »

Alice and Kevin Rule representing Albany, winners of the Waste Management and Litter Prevention category

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 drinking fountain for Perth »

Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi & "Big Issue" seller Steve at the launch of a Proaqua drinking fountain in the CBD

New campaign about recycling myths »

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

PNEB Newspapers support recycling »

We recycle more than 75% of newspapers but fewer aluminium cans. Put them in the yellow lid bin

New campaign about recycling myths »

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

PNEB Newspapers support recycling »

We recycle more than 75% of newspapers but fewer plastic bottles. Put them in the yellow lid bin

New lease of life for old bicycles »

Authority Chairman Marcus Geisler welcomed by David Tucker from Bicycles for Humanity at new facilities

PNEB Newspapers support recycling »

We recycle more than 75% of newspapers but fewer steel cans. Put them in the yellow lid bin

PNEB Newspapers support recycling »

We recycle more than 75% of newspapers but fewer glass bottles. Put them in the yellow lid bin

Meet the Authority... »

Chairman Marcus Geisler, Deputy Chair Jenny Bloom, Glen McLeod, Anne-Marie Bremner, Neil Foley

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

  • Household Hazardous Waste »

    Temporary Collection Day

  • Sounds AWESOME »

    Creating recycled musical instruments

  • Authority monthly meeting »

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

  • Sounds AWESOME »

    Creating recycled musical instruments

  • Sounds AWESOME »

    Creating recycled musical instruments

Event Calendar | More Upcoming Events »

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Public Submission:
Regional Funding Program »

Phase Two - Competitive Funding Round

Public Submission:
Better Bins Program »

Applications sought from local and regional councils