Earth Carers win an Environmental Action Award

Thursday 2nd of November 2017

Western Metropolitan Regional Council’s Waste Education team were awarded top honours last month (October 27th) at the United Nations Association of Australia WA Division, UN Day Gala evening at Government House.

The Environmental Action Award was in recognition of the Earth Carers program, a free bi-annual course which educates western suburbs residents about good waste practices. The Earth Carers Course takes participants on waste and recycling tours and teaches important life skills through prevention, reduction, reuse and recycling.

The Waste Education team host a range of free low-waste workshops such as home-composting and worm farming, provides support to schools and makes low-waste event kits available for hire to various local events. These programs and services are provided by the WMRC and supported by Town of Cottesloe, Town of Mosman Park, Town of Claremont, City of Subiaco and Shire of Peppermint Grove. To get involved in one of the many programs visit or search Earth Carers on Facebook.  

L to R: Lotterywest CEO Susan Hunt, WMRC Waste Educators Amy Mickelberg and Amy Warne and UNAAWA President Dr Steve Lennon. 

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