Recycling and waste reduction blog


Garage Sale Trail brings the community together
  • Waste reduction

Garage Sale Trail

Why selling and shopping on the trail will help you to reduce your waste

banana
  • Household
  • Waste reduction

Banana Bread & Other Ways You Can Reuse Bananas

Before you consign overripe bananas to the compost, why not give them a second lease on life – and yourself a tasty treat?

Christmas biscuits
  • Plastic-alternatives
  • Household
  • Recycling
  • Waste reduction
  • Reuse

Expert tips: How To Have A Low Waste Festive Season

Wondering how you can make a positive impact this festive season? Why not take a leaf out of some of WA’s most waste savvy individuals and organisations’ book.

puppy laying on a bed
  • Household

5 ways to become an impact-owning dog owner

It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-time puppy parent or an experienced dog owner, chances are there are things you can do to lower the waste produced by your four-legged friend! Here are 5 things you could start to do today.

close up of hands covering a bowl with a reusable cover
  • Household
  • Waste reduction

Waste less food

Use these 8 ideas to help you cut back on food waste, From smart storage and freezing leftovers find out how you can cut down on your waste.

close up of hands holding waste picked up at the beach
  • Waste reduction

Understand your contribution

If you need a kick-start to changing habits, then why not try these tips to help remind you of how you're cutting down on waste.

Friends enjoying a coffee in their reusable coffe cups
  • Waste reduction

Start conversations

Talking more about waste - around the dinner table or at a sports match, can make a difference to what you do and what others are doing. Find out how you can Own Your Impact.

White vinegar, baking soda and lemon
  • Household
  • Recycling
  • Reuse

Save money

Waste not, want not. Find out how you can save money and cut down on your household waste at the same time.

Man carrying a basket filled with recyclable bottles
  • Recycling
  • Waste reduction

Recycle better

Maximise your recycling by getting to know what can and can’t go in your yellow top bin at home, and what to do with those other items.