The National Recycling Week kicks off this week (Mon 12 November to Sun 18 November) and with the busy weeks leading up to it, we decided to get even busier by putting on some cool events for you.
During the NRW week itself, we will welcome several councillors and mayors from various councils around WA. Some of them have been recycling e-waste with us for years, some of them are coming to see how they could avoid sending poisonous e-waste to our landfills. Did you know that not all council in Perth actually recycle e-waste? Sad, but true. And that’s why we’d like to start the conversations with them and help them to do the right thing.
“WA’s rate of waste production per capita is the highest in all of Australia!”
But not all councils are created equal. Some of them (City of Stirling, Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council, City of Cockburn to name a few) have been great at educating their residents and keeping us busy by sending loads of your e-waste our way. So in return, we teamed up and rewarded them and their residents with a free tour of our facility.
“Globally there have been 50 million tonnes of e-waste produced this year alone. 400 thousand tonnes of this is made in Australia.”
Public Tours for residents of Stirling & EMRC
The City of Stirling residents – only a few spots left!
WHEN: Wed 14 November from 3.30pm to 5.00pm.
HOW: Register your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMRC’s Member Councils
(City of Bayswater, Belmont, Kalamunda and Swan, the Town of Bassendean and the Shire of Mundaring) – BOOKED OUT, sorry
WHEN: Thurs 15 November from 2:30pm to 4:00pm.
HOW: Book your ticket via Eventbrite
Free E-waste drop-off event in Perth
Do you have electronic waste lying around your house? We’re sure you do! 🙂
For all of you, who’ve been hiding your old iPhones and laptops at the bottom of your draws, we have teamed up with the City of Belmont and put on a Free Drop-off event!
WHEN: Saturday 17th November 9 am – 2 pm
WHERE: Total Green Recycling, 26 Miles Road, Kewdale
Please go to our to learn more about it.
There will be a gold coin donation Sausage sizzle with proceeds going to charity, bumper sticker giveaways and of course, the chance to meet the amazing team of the Total Green guys.
“ A collection of 50,000 phones can contain up to 1 KG of gold.”
Special thank you to WALGA for supporting us and helping us to spread our vision of e-waste free landfill by the year 2020.