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East Waste has been working with the LGA to to enhance the Spotlight feature of the My Local Services App to deliver targeted key educational messages to the community on the correct practice for recycling and waste disposal.
CLICK HERE to read the article published in the LGA circular 14 December 2017.
As of Thursday 28 September the City of Prospect became a Member Council of East Waste. Please CLICK HERE to read the Gazette.
8 August 2017:”Trashed: The dirty truth about your rubbish”
Following the story on Four Corners on Monday night ( (7th August) regarding some of the unfavourable elements and activities in the waste industry, a number of queries have been received. The program focused on minority elements of the waste industry, operating predominantly in northern NSW & Qld, where inconsistent state legislation allows an exploitation of the laws.
Locally, Member Councils have their own waste disposal contracts in place, separate from East Waste and while we are not across the back end activities of these, from our industry knowledge and observations, practices appear sound and importantly compliant. (more…)
East Waste’s new education campaign ‘Why waste it?’ has been developed to support their member councils to achieve SA Government Waste Strategy targets in waste reduction.
The central question of Why waste it? focuses the campaign on waste avoidance and increasing resource recovery. This is encouraged through the waste hierarchy principals of; avoid, reduce, re-use, recycle and compost by highlighting these as alternative options to ‘wasting it’
CLICK HERE to find out more.