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.
The Western Australian Government is calling for applications for infrastructure based projects that can deliver better waste management practices, as well as education projects that can improve waste reduction awareness.
Town of Bassendean residents in Western Australia will soon be able to recycle FOGO, as the town transitions to a better practice, three-bin collection service.
The Western Australian Government is calling for expressions of interest for grants to help boost processing capacity for the state’s 80,000 tonnes of mixed paper and cardboard waste.