The stuff we throw out in our general household rubbish and recycling collections represents about a quarter of all waste in WA.
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On average, WA households discard about 28kg of waste every week.

Ready to cut your waste at home?

From a fridge packed with food and bathroom cabinets filled with personal grooming products to overflowing wardrobes and laundry baskets, most of us are surrounded by tomorrow's waste.

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The Own Your Impact guide to

Cutting household waste

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Not all roads lead to landfill. By taking action and making smarter purchasing (or non-purchasing) decisions today, you can start owning your impact right away.

Recycle Right

  • = Less landfill

Choose Better

  • + Avoid new purchases
  • = Reduce landfill

Maintain

  • + Avoid new purchases
  • = Reduce landfill

Avoid

  • = No landfill

Take five minutes to (re)familiarise yourself with your local council's waste and recycling program.

See what else your household can divert from landfill!