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  1. Recycling Matters!

    In WA our recycling centres are willing and able to take your recycling, Take a look at the Recycling Matters Fact Sheet and find out what can and can’t go into your kerbside recycling bin.  If in doubt, put it

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  2. History of Plastic

    Plastics are commonplace in many households, but are they a necessity or a nuisance? China’s recent recycling restrictions and the WA plastic bag ban starting 1 July, has put plastic under the spotlight – so can we live a life without

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  3. Earth Carers Course

    Waste No More! Free Earth Carers Course Recycle bin overflowing? Got too much stuff? The Earth Carers Course will show you how to live with less waste. Hosted by the Western Metropolitan Regional Council’s waste education team, the course runs over five

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  4. Meet the Battery Recycle Champions

    The batteries have been weighed and tallied and we are pleased to announce that Rosalie Primary School is our 2017 School Battery Recycling Champions collecting 313.2 kilograms! Coming 2nd was Freshwater Bay Primary School who collected 113 kilograms and third

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  5. Earth Carers win an Environmental Action Award

    Western Metropolitan Regional Council’s Waste Education team were awarded top honours last month (October 27th) at the United Nations Association of Australia WA Division, UN Day Gala evening at Government House. The Environmental Action Award was in recognition of the Earth

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  6. Planet Ark's National Recycling Week

    As part of Planet Ark's National Recycling Week (13 - 19 November) the Western Metropolitan Regional Council's Earth Carers invite you to attend

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  7. Compost in Claremont Sunday 12 November 9:30am

    Get the secrets to simple, hassle-free home composting at this fun hands-on morning workshop. This FREE workshop hosted by Western Earth Carers will show you how to turn your kitchen

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  8. Worm farming workshop

    Get the secrets to simple, hassle-free home wom farming at this fun, free hands-on workshop. We

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  9. WMRC transfer station in Shenton Park open on weekends

    The WMRC operates the JFR (Jim) McGeough Resource Recovery Facility (formerly known as the Brockway Transfer Station) in Shenton Park. The facility encompasses: A waste transfer station for

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  10. Join our next Earth Carers Course

    Join the growing community of Earth Carers in the Western Suburbs and learn how to live with less waste! On the Earth Carers course you’ll enjoy touring waste and community facilities and finding out about what happens to different types

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