The Federal and Western Australian Governments have announced $70 million in joint funding that will drive a more than $174 million recycling boom for the state.
The Western Australian Government has announced the 2021 Better Bins Plus: Go FOGO funding round for local governments to support the transition to three-bin FOGO kerbside collection services.
The Western Australian Government has invested $1 million into nine initiatives, which when fully implemented, will divert approximately 1000 tonnes of e-waste from landfill each year.
Western Australia will phase-out a range of single-use plastics by 2023, according to the state government’s newly released Plan for Plastics roadmap.
Western Australian Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has welcomed Lee McIntosh as Deputy Chair of the state’s Environmental Protection Authority.
The Western Australian Government has launched a new WasteSorted e-waste grants program.
Western Australians have returned more than 10 million containers since the state’s container deposit scheme, Containers for Change, launched 1 October.
The Western Australian Government has allocated $30 million in infrastructure grants funding to support the implementation of the Council of Australian Governments’ forthcoming waste export bans.
The Western Australian Government is seeking community feedback on its proposed legislative framework for waste-derived materials.
A new target of 30 per cent reduction in litter levels has been set with the release of the Keep Australia Beautiful Council Litter Prevention Strategy for Western Australia 2020-2025.