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  1. Meet the Battery Recycle Champions

    The batteries have been weighed and tallied and we are pleased to announce that Rosalie Primary School is our 2017 School Battery Recycling Champions collecting 313.2 kilograms! Coming 2nd was Freshwater Bay Primary School who collected 113 kilograms and third

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  2. Shape the future of waste and recycling in WA

      The State Government recently announced a review of the Waste Strategy for the State. As part of the review, a survey is being conducted giving Western Australians the chance to change the way we manage and create waste. More information

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  3. Have your say on the Plastic Bag Ban

    The State Government will be implementing a lightweight single-use plastic bag ban state-wide in Western Australia effective from 1 July 2018. A discussion paper has been released seeking feedback on how the Government can reduce the impact of lightweight single-use

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  4. Earth Carers win an Environmental Action Award

    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

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  5. Planet Ark's National Recycling Week

    As part of Planet Ark's National Recycling Week (13 - 19 November) the Western Metropolitan Regional Council's Earth Carers invite you to attend

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  6. Compost in Claremont Sunday 12 November 9:30am

    Get the secrets to simple, hassle-free home composting at this fun hands-on morning workshop. This FREE workshop hosted by Western Earth Carers will show you how to turn your kitchen

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  7. Worm farming workshop

    Get the secrets to simple, hassle-free home wom farming at this fun, free hands-on workshop. We

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  8. WMRC transfer station in Shenton Park open on weekends

    The WMRC operates the JFR (Jim) McGeough Resource Recovery Facility (formerly known as the Brockway Transfer Station) in Shenton Park. The facility encompasses: A waste transfer station for

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  9. Join our next Earth Carers Course

    Join the growing community of Earth Carers in the Western Suburbs and learn how to live with less waste! On the Earth Carers course you’ll enjoy touring waste and community facilities and finding out about what happens to different types

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  10. Low Waste Australia Day

    The Waste Education team is working with staff from Mosman Park, Cottesloe and Peppermint Grove to ensure that their Australia Day event to be held in Cottesloe and attended by Premier Colin Barnett and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is a

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