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Local birth of Plastic Free July

It was a visit to the Regional Resource Recovery Centre (RRRC) back in 2011 that triggered Rebecca Prince-Ruiz to begin what is now a worldwide movement with a record-breaking 326 Million people participating in Plastic Free July this year! Plastic Free July, now in its tenth year, helps millions of people be part of the […]

Plastic Free July

Recycle Right/Southern Metropolitan Regional Council, together with our partners City of Melville, City of Kwinana, City of Fremantle and Town of East Fremantle are proud Plastic Free Council Challenge members. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have […]

COVID-19 Update for SMRC/RRRC

Given the continually evolving COVID 19 situation, the Southern Metropolitan Regional Council (SMRC) continues to monitor and act on the advice of the WA State Government, WA Department of Health and the Australian Government’s Department of Health. The following changes to our operations are currently in place at the RRRC and administrative building in Booragoon. […]

Bin tagging helps residents to ‘recycle right’

A bin tagging program commenced mid-February 2020 in selected households across the region to help educate residents to ‘recycle right’. Bin tagging is part of the rollout of the new 3-bin FOGO system that was implemented during 2019 in the City of Melville, City of Fremantle and Town of East Fremantle. The Southern Metropolitan Regional […]

3-Bin Food Organics, Garden Organics (FOGO)

Residents in the City of Fremantle, Melville and the Town of East Fremantle will soon go from two bins to three when the Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) system is rolled out in the second half of 2019. Commencing in October 2017, a 3-bin FOGO service was trialled to around 7,000 households in the City […]

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