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Workshop: 9 October - Looking ahead to next year’s Plastic Free July
Posted September 17, 2018 Workshop: 9 October - Looking ahead to next year’s Plastic Free July

This year's Plastic Free July Challenge saw a record 300,000 Western Australians participating and the organisers, Plastic Free July Foundation, want to hear what your Local Government did.

Information Session: 9 October - Contaminated Sites Management
Posted September 17, 2018 Information Session: 9 October - Contaminated Sites Management

An information session designed to provide a practical overview of the contaminated sites assessment process to assist Environmental Officers and other associated personnel in the planning, procurement and management of environmental services for their contaminated sites portfolio.

Recycling Update and Consistent Communications
Posted August 30, 2018 Recycling Update and Consistent Communications

This is a summary of the information presented at two information sessions held at WALGA on Friday 24 August.

Bin Tagging EOI
Posted August 23, 2018 Bin Tagging EOI

Bin Tagging Opportunity

Charity Bin Ch-ch-changes
Posted December 18, 2017 Charity Bin Ch-ch-changes

WALGA is excited to launch a new Better Practice Guideline for Charity Bin Management with a behind-the-scenes tour at Good Samaritan Industries (GSI).

Review of the Waste Strategy
Posted October 24, 2017 Review of the Waste Strategy

The State Government has just announced the Review of the Waste Strategy and has released a consultation paper...

Containers Consultation Closes – WALGA Submission now available
Posted October 18, 2017 Containers Consultation Closes – WALGA Submission now available

Consultation on the Container Deposit Scheme Discussion Paper closes on Monday 23 October. WALGA has finalised its Submission on the Discussion Paper.

Waste 101
Posted March 27, 2017 Waste 101

Waste 101: Introduction to Waste Management training course

Consistent Communications
Posted October 28, 2016 Consistent Communications

WALGA recently hosted a well-attended workshop on consistent communication for waste management.

Rural Landfills Survey Summary
Posted October 13, 2016 Rural Landfills Survey Summary

In August 2016, WALGA surveyed the 109 non-metropolitan Local Governments to find out what the potential impact of some of the elements of the proposed Environment Standard for Rural Landfill would be. Thank you to the 68 Local Governments that responded to the survey. To access the results of the survey, visit the WasteNet website.

Plastic Bag Discussion Paper
Posted October 12, 2016 Plastic Bag Discussion Paper

MWAC undertaken research on options for plastic bag bans and the range of issues associated with plastic pollution

Comment Now: Waste & Recycling Data Collection and Reporting
Posted July 28, 2016 Comment Now: Waste & Recycling Data Collection and Reporting

DER is seeking feedback on a proposal to amend the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Regulations 2008

Plastic Free this July
Posted July 6, 2016 Plastic Free this July

Plastic Free July (PFJ) is running for its fifth year and challenging people to refuse single-use plastic for a whole month.

Bin Tagging Program
Posted June 22, 2016 Bin Tagging Program

Results from Bin Tagging now available!

Better Practice Optical Surveillance Devices (aka CCTV)
Posted June 10, 2016 Better Practice Optical Surveillance Devices (aka CCTV)

WALGA has developed Better Practice Guidelines on the use of Optical Surveillance Devices (aka CCTV) to combat littering and illegal dumping.

Better Practice Reuse Shop Guidelines
Posted June 10, 2016 Better Practice Reuse Shop Guidelines

WALGA has developed Better Practice Reuse Shop Guidelines.

Unsecure Loads, Unsafe Roads
Posted April 26, 2016 Unsecure Loads, Unsafe Roads

Interested in creating a cleaner and safer environment for your community?

Labelling for Recyclability Workshop
Posted February 18, 2016 Labelling for Recyclability Workshop

WALGA are working with GreenChip to host a workshop on the new Australian Recycling Label.

Waste Strategy Audit
Posted February 2, 2016 Waste Strategy Audit

The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) is undertaking an audit of the WA Waste Strategy.

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