The Infinity Awards provide public recognition and encouragement to individuals, business, local/regional government and State Government agencies and community organisations that demonstrate innovation and commitment to reducing waste and increasing re-use and recycling.
Awarded every year at a special celebratory function, winners for each of the 6 categories receive $5,000 in recognition of their outstanding work. A total of 18 award recipients are recognised and honoured. Members of the Authority, together with the Minister for Environment and other dignitaries, pay tribute to work that plays a major role in advancing better waste management.
The awards also support the Waste Strategy's strategic objective 5, to acknowledge the success of individuals and organisations that assist with the aims and principles of the Strategy.
The Awards are timed to be announced before the Waste and Recycling Conference in order for the achievements of the recipients to be acknowledged at this important industry forum.
The call for nominations is promoted on the website and advertised in other media. Assessments are made of demonstrated projects that have occured over a period of a year.
Applications for 2013 are now open. Closing date is 30 June. All 18 finalists across the 6 categories will automatically receive a ticket to the prestigious celebration dinner on Friday 30 August where the awards will be announced by the Hon. Albert Jacob, Minister for Environment with the Waste Authority and key people from the waste and recycling sector in attendance.
The night promises to be a special recognition of those individuals and organisations who advance the cause of waste reduction and increased recycling across WA. The event includes, drinks, dinner and entertainment
Additional tickets including concession prices will be available from our online booking facility.