Publications & Information: Guidelines

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  • CIE Program Guidelines »

    The Community and Industry Engagement program (CIE) supports projects delivered by organisations that divert waste from landfill and recover it as a resource.

  • Infinity Award Winning Tips »

    A quick guide to enhance your chances of becoming a finalist

  • Charitable Recyclers Rebate Guidelines »

    Guidelines for the Charitable Recyclers Rebate program.

  • Local laws - guide to drafting

    For use by local governments and the Western Australian Local Government Association, this document is intended to provide general guidance in managing some of the local laws issues. It does not and is not intended to provide detailed drafting advice.


  • Sample Waste Minimisation Plan »

    A sample plan to use in creating your own unique waste wise program

  • Waste Wise Audit Toolkit »

    A toolkit for Waste Wise Schools conducting an audit

  • Local Government Census Notes »

  • 2007 Kerbside waste and recycling audit manual »

    2007 Kerbside waste and recycling audit manual provides local governments, constituted regional local governments and informal local government groups with guidance on how to collect this data through waste audits.

  • Asbestos Guidelines for C&D Recycling »

    Guidelines for managing asbestos at construction and demolition waste recycling facilities. This document has been prepared by the Department of Environment and Conservation and has been reviewed and is supported by the Department of Health and WorkSafe Western Australia.

  • Acknowledgement Guidelines »

    Financial support acknowledgement requirements. See also our logos.

  • Review of Management and Operation of Used Tyre Stockpiles: Stockpile Guidelines »

    Approximately 1.8 million passenger tyres are sold in WA, equating to approximately 18,000 tonnes. The used tyre waste stream presents a management issue for the DEC.