Local Government Census

Annual reports of waste and recycling services offered by local government in Western Australia

The Waste Authority conducts an annual census of the waste and recycling services provided to households and commercial premises by local government in Western Australia. Information gathered through the census includes the quantity of materials collected, disposed to landfill and recovered by each type of waste and recycling service offered.

Information collected for the census is used for:

  • The development of policy and programs by the Waste Authority
  • Monitoring progress towards the municipal waste diversion targets in the Waste Strategy 
  • Reporting to the National Environmental Protection Council on the implementation of the National Environmental Protection (Used Packaging Materials) Measure.

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