Managing waste wisely

The WMRC provides workshops, tours, and webinars designed to help you and your family live a low-waste, sustainable life.

If you’re from a school or community group in one of our member councils, we can run waste workshops or talks tailored to your needs and interests. Contact us to find out more.

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West Metro Recycling Centre Community Tour

West Metro Recycling Centre 60 Lemnos Street, Shenton Park, Western Australia, Australia

Find out what happens to your waste once it leaves the kerb at our community tour of the West Metro Recycling Centre ♻️in Shenton Park! See for yourself how a transfer station operates and the different community recycling services we offer local residents 🧨.


Op Shop Tour with Paraquad Industries

4-6 Orton Rd, Shenton Park 6008 WA, Australia

Join the WMRC on a tour of Returnit and Paraquad Industries and discover what happens to your items and how your quality items create employment opportunities. You'll get an exclusive, ...


Clothing Swap with the Sustainable Style Counsellor

The Grove Library 1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove, WA, Australia

Do you want to know more about being sustainably stylish? Have you got clothes, shoes, and accessories you no longer wear? 👗👔👟 Could your wardrobe do with a refresh, but you ...


Clothing Swap with guest presentation

Tom Dadour Community Centre 363 Bagot Road, Subiaco, WA, Australia

Did you know that Australians are the second-highest consumers of textiles in the world, that's double the global average! Each year 227,000 tonnes of clothing go into landfill, generating greenhouse methane ...


Recycling Facility Tour

Resource Recovery Group Canning Vale Centre 350 Bannister Road, Canning Vale, Western Australia, Australia

Keen to see what actually happens to your waste once it leaves your verge? Would you like to learn a bit more about how you can make a difference to ...


WMRC Clothing Swaps

Palms Community Centre 430 Rokeby Road, Subiaco WA 6008, WA, Australia

Do you want to know more about how to do your own swap or ways that you can buy and sell second-hand? Have you got clothes, shoes, and accessories you no ...


Plastic-Free July Workshop – Cottesloe

The Lesser Hall 109 Broome Street, Western, Australia

Join WMRC and the Town of Cottesloe for a FREE Plastic-Free July community workshop! Learn how to make custom beeswax wraps & how to make produce bags made from old ...


Plastic-Free July Workshop – Claremont

Claremont Community Hub and Library 327 Stirling Hwy, Claremont, WA, Australia

Beeswax wraps are a great alternative to plastic wrap, are re-usable and are perfectly food-safe. Make your own with the help of Western Metropolitan Regional Council at the Claremont Library.


Plastic-Free July Workshop – Subiaco

Evelyn H Parker Library 237 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia

Join WMRC and the City of Subiaco for a Plastic Free July workshop. Enjoy a discussion on plastic solutions and learn how to make beeswax wraps.