Waste Program's, Tours and Incursions

The City offers a variety of waste education opportunities to residents, schools and community groups. Find out more below.

Presentations, Workshops, Courses and Events


The City offers a range of presentations, workshops, events and courses open to the public.

View all upcoming waste events.
 
Our Waste Education Officer also attends events across the City providing waste education, such as the Perth Makers Markets, the Rotary Jacaranda Festival and more.
 
Our Waste Education Officer can attend your community group meeting to speak about how to correctly dispose of your waste and how to reduce your waste.
 
If you’d like to request a presentation for your community group or a waste education stall at your event, please contact waste@melville.wa.gov.au

Primary School Waste Education Incursion


We partner with Recycle Right to provide a high energy program of interactive, age appropriate activities designed for years 1 through to 6. The incursion aims to teach key messages from the Waste Authority’s ‘Be a GREAT sort’ campaign, encouraging students to gift, recycle, earthcycle, avoid and take waste to the right place, helping to normalise positive waste behaviours.
 
To read more about this incursion and to book, head over to the Recycle Right Website.   

Tours of the Resource Recovery Group Canning Vale Centre


Have you ever considered what actually happens to your rubbish once it leaves your verge? Would you like to learn a bit more about how you can make a difference to the environment by placing your waste in the correct bin? At the Resource Recovery Group Canning Vale Centre you can see exactly what happens to your waste.
 
Free 1.5 hour tours are available to educate visitors about the recycling process and allow safe and exciting views from observation decks into the various facilities. All school, community and family groups are welcome, as well as individuals. The minimum age to participate in a tour is 6 years of age.
 
For more information about this tour and how to book, visit the Recycle Right Website.
 
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