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SMRC Presented With 2021 WA Waste Award
Posted 10 May 2021 SMRC Presented With 2021 WA Waste Award

The Hon Minister for Environment, Amber-Jade Sanderson MLA awarded the Southern Metropolitan Regional Council the 2021 WA Waste Award last Wednesday night for its outstanding commitment to community waste reduction, reuse and recycling over 20 years.

Shredder Helps Improve FOGO Processing
Posted 04 May 2021 Shredder Helps Improve FOGO Processing

A slow-speed shedder is the latest equipment acquired to help process a significant proportion of Perth’s Food Organic and Garden Organic (FOGO) waste.

Bin Tagging Helps Residents To ‘Recycle Right’
Posted 17 February 2020 Bin Tagging Helps Residents To ‘Recycle Right’

A bin tagging program will commence mid-February in selected households across the region to help educate residents to ‘recycle right’. Bin tagging is part of the rollout of the new 3-bin FOGO system that was implemented during 2019 in the City of Melville, City of Fremantle and Town of East Fremantle.

Agreement Reached To Divert Recyclables
Posted 14 February 2020 Agreement Reached To Divert Recyclables

Late yesterday the Southern Metropolitan Regional Council (SMRC) and Cleanaway reached agreement on a contract for SMRC to receive and sort at least 50,000 tonnes per annum of kerbside recyclables commencing Monday 17 February.

SMRC Helps To Divert Recyclables
Posted 01 February 2020 SMRC Helps To Divert Recyclables

For the past couple of months, the Southern Metropolitan Regional Council (SMRC) has been helping to recycle materials that were destined for the Cleanaway MRF destroyed by fire.

3-Bin FOGO Trial Wins At The 2018 Infinity Awards
Posted 15 June 2018 3-Bin FOGO Trial Wins At The 2018 Infinity Awards

The Infinity Awards acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Western Australians working towards a better waste future through improved waste practices and innovative waste solutions. This year’s awards saw a record number of nominations with more than 100 entries from organisations and individuals throughout Western Australia across a range of different categories.

LGIS Safety Award
Posted 20 November 2017 LGIS Safety Award

The SMRC has been recognised for its commitment to workplace safety, recently receiving two industry awards. On 2 April the SMRC accepted a Gold Diligence in safety award from LGIS CEO Jonathan Seth. Mr Seth congratulated the SMRC and RRRC for ongoing improvements, which have resulted in a highly commendable safety rating.

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