Deadline looms for WA waste and recycling awards

Applications close this Sunday (17 July) for the 2016 Infinity Awards that recognise successful projects in waste minimisation and recycling in WA.

The Infinity Awards recognise the people behind innovative projects to reduce waste and increase recycling and re-use. The categories are: Waste Wise Schools, business, community, local government, state government and universities, and waste champion.

Nominations for this year’s Infinity Awards close at midnight on 17 July. The winners will be announced on 15 September at the annual Waste and Recycle Conference.

“It’s important to acknowledge work that advances better waste management,” said WA Environment Minister Albert Jacob. “Innovation, commitment and creativity have been the hallmarks of past award recipients and I’m eager to see the efforts of this year’s entrants.”

The Infinity Awards are open to individuals, businesses, local councils, community organisations, State Government agencies, schools and universities which demonstrate a commitment to improving the way the community deals with waste.

Application details are on the Waste Authority website.