The Premier, Mark McGowan, released the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 on Sunday Morning 10 February. The following is the link to his media release.
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Round 1 of the Community Grants Scheme has been announced by the Minister for Environment, Stephen Dawson. The Minister's media release is here.
The second round for 2017 will open soon.
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Science students from Carey Baptist College received their Young Re-inventors Award as the Minister for Environment, Albert Jacob and the Authority Chairman Marcus Geisler inspected their edible wall garden.
To see the Minister's media release click here.
More details about the award are available here.
The award was supported by the Waste Authority and managed by the South East Regional Energy Group "Switch Your Thinking" team.
The Minister inspects the garden which provides herbs to the school's cooking classes.
The Home in WA TV program featured a number of stories about resource recycling in the building industry. They can all be accessed here.
The Pilbara Development Commission (PDC) and the Waste Authority are working together to improve waste management systems and outcomes with a soon to be released draft Pilbara Waste Priorities Assessment.
The partnership between the two agencies is a natural fit and the PDC media release regarding the assessment is here.