Waste Education - Tours and Incursions

The City offers the following free waste education tours, incursions and resources for schools, businesses and the community.

Henderson Waste Recovery Park tours

Henderson Waste Recovery Park tours are a great way to find out what happens to the waste we produce. Tours include:

  • Introduction to waste
  • How to minimise waste
  • Resource recovery
  • Understanding landfill
  • Transfer station
  • Waste gas to energy
  • Hazardous waste
  • Reuse Shop
  • Garden organics decontamination station.

School tours for years 4 to 12 can be arranged to suit you. Tours are free and we even fund travel to the park if your school is within the City of Cockburn!

Book a Henderson Waste Recovery Park Tour

Tours for all community members run regularly - visit Events and Workshops to find out tour dates.

Waste Education incursions 

The City can run tailored waste education incursions at schools within the City of Cockburn.

For more information please contact City’s Waste Education Officer on 08 9411 3444 or email [email protected].

Waste Education Mobile Trailer – for hire

Schools and community groups can hire the City's mobile waste education trailer. The trailer contains resources on how to 'reduce, reuse, recycle', as well as fun games.

Book the Waste Education Mobile Trailer

Which Bin? posters

See below for a range of printable posters, explaining what should go in each bin

More information and contact

For more information on waste education please contact the City on 08 9411 3444 or [email protected].



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Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.