Waste Education Tours
The City offers free waste education tours 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
Tours for all community members run regularly - visit Events and Workshops
to find out tour dates.
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!
Regional Resource Recovery Centre tours
The Regional Resource Recovery Centre processes general waste from your home and also features a Materials Recovery Facility for processing recyclable items. State of the art technology separates waste, recovers recycling and converts organic waste to compost. Contact email@example.com to book a tour. Schools within the City of Cockburn can access a free bus to transport them to and from the site.
Waste education mobile trailer
Schools and community groups can borrow the City's mobile waste education trailer. The trailer contains resources on how to 'reduce, reuse, recycle', as well as fun games including:
- Landfill Game
- Memory Game
- Wetlands Game
- Recycling game
- Composting Game
Waste education incursions
The Waste Education Officer attends schools within the City of Cockburn to run waste education sessions. These are tailored to your school’s needs and include games and activities.
Which Bin? posters
Posters explaining what should go in each bin are available for 2 bin households, 3 bin households, offices and schools. See 'Related Documents' below for printable PDF versions.
Contact the Waste Education Officer on 08 9411 3444
or at firstname.lastname@example.org
to borrow the trailer or book school programs.