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 2013/14
- Business Plan 2014/15
- Asbestos Guidelines for C&D Recycling
- The Waste Hierarchy
3 Bins means better recycling and environmental outcomes »Albert Jacob, Minister for Environment; Sylvan Albert, Bayswater Mayor; Marcus Geisler, Authority Chairman
Bin Tagging »WALGA's Ariane & Jackie work to reduce recycling bin contamination - Photo by Matthew Poon, Sunday Times
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
Congratulations to all the winners! »Sharing the limelight with Marcus Geisler, Chairman and the Hon Albert Jacob, Minister for Environment
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 Cooper MBA
Recycling improves at Skyworks »Recycling stations like this one plus better signage and a rewards scheme lifted recycling rates by 31%
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
Easy steps to reduce the impact »Check out SMRC's TV segment on reducing waste
Learn about all things organic »Find out where you can access events across May that improve your understanding and use of compost
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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