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Modern Cloth Nappy Workshops

Gone are the days of pins, soaking or bleaching! Modern cloth nappies are shaped, fitted, washable and reusable. Discover modern cloth nappies and tips on how to make using them easy! Join Kam Andrews, “The Nappy Guru” for a cloth nappy workshop to learn about using and maintaining cloth nappies. Kam will demonstrate different cloth […]

National Recycling Week November 8-14

This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Recycling Week! Since 1996, Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week has provided an important opportunity for councils, workplaces, schools and the wider community to improve their recycling knowledge, reduce their waste and recycle right. Recycle Right is hosting a number of events to celebrate National Recycling Week. Visit […]

Join the Recycle Right Rangers

The Recycle Right Rangers is a volunteer group under the umbrella of the Resource Recovery Group’s ‘Recycle Right’ Education Program working to encourage and assist residents and businesses in Western Australia to recycle, reduce their waste and live more sustainably. Members of the Recycle Right Rangers volunteer at community events, tours, school incursions and educational […]

WEBINAR Saving Soft Plastics with REDcycle

Wednesday 10 Nov 12pm-1pm via Zoom If you’re curious to see how REDcycle works and what their soft plastics recycling program achieves, join us for a lunchtime webinar to have all your questions answered. Rebecca Gleghorn, RED Group’s Marketing and Communications Manager, will talk about all things REDcycle, from the very beginning until today, what […]

Garage Sale Trail 13-14 and 20-21 November

Over two big weekends, the Garage Sale Trail is a free festival of garage sales that happens in communities across Australia annually. The festival is dedicated to helping you extend the life of your stuff and find the ultimate pre-loved gem. In 2020, over 250,000 Australians hosted a garage sale or shopped the Trail. Together, […]

Plastic Free July ‘What’s Your Switch?’ Competition

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be a part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. It’s about learning to make small changes. Choose one single-use plastic to avoid and you’ll soon discover another…and another great solution. To celebrate […]

WAs Ban On Single-Use Plastics Announced

The Hon Stephen Dawson MLC, alongside Plastic Free July founder Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, recently launched WA’s Plan for Plastics at Perth Zoo. The Plan, to be developed and implemented between 2021 and 2023, includes a gradual State-wide phase out of single-use plastics including (but not limited to) plastic straws, thick plastic bags, polystyrene food containers, helium […]

How to Sleigh Waste This Christmas (Webinar)

Keen to make the most of the silly season without all the extra waste? Register now! Christmas day is just around the corner, along with all the extra consumerism, excess packaging, overindulgence and food babies. By rethinking some of these old traditions, you and your household can have a more sustainable and conscious Christmas with […]

Media Release – WA-wide guidelines for kerbside recycling win Infinity Award

Media Release 11 November 2020 The Southern Metropolitan Regional Council is part of a consortium who were crowned winners of the Waste Management Award category of the 2020 WA Waste Authority’s Infinity Awards. The joint submission from the Waste and Recycling Industry Association of Western Australia (WRIAWA), Cleanaway WA, Southern Metropolitan Regional Council, SUEZ WA […]

Containers for change

Whether you’re keen to earn a bit of extra cash, raise money for your local sports club or even donate to your favourite charity, you can now start earning 10-cents for every eligible drink container collected for the Containers for Change program.