Waste Matters

Other waste and sustainability education programs

Waste-Wise Schools

This award-winning program provides professional development for teachers in Western Australia in developing school waste minimisation strategies, such as recycling, composting and worm farming, and administers a school grants program. The program is free of charge.

Visit Waste Wise Schools to find out more information.

Transpacific Cleanaway waste education programs

These are available to local primary schools in Perth's Eastern Region, free of charge. The Transpacific Cleanaway education program focuses on the three R's: recycling, reusing and reducing through practical demonstrations and entertaining class activities. The program is very popular, and teachers are advised to book early, as demand for the incursion are heavy.

Visit Transpacific Cleanaway Education and Community for more details.

Contact the waste education manager on (08) 9449 3378.

AUSSI (Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative)

AUSSI provides a very useful website which brings together the many sustainability programs and resources available to schools in Western Australia.

Visit the AUSSI portal to find out more.

Keep Australia Beautiful Council WA (KABC)

Keep Australia Beautiful can support your school in litter prevention through curriculum materials, professional development, community service, resources, contacts, support and advice.

Visit www.kabc.wa.gov.au for more information.

Recycling Near You Website

The Recycling Near You website contains information about the recycling and waste services offered by your council as well as local drop-off options for items including computers, batteries, printer cartridges, mobile phones and many more.

Visit www.recyclingnearyou.com.au for more information.

Last modified: 04:34 pm Mon, 28th of Jul 2014