Waste Education and Fact Sheets

Burwood Council strives to increase community awareness of waste minimisation practices.

To the bottom of the page there are numerous waste education resources including Fact Sheets on recycling and waste minimisation. Click on the appropriate link to open the relevant fact sheet.

Schools Waste Education Program

Burwood Council offers free workshops on waste and recycling to all primary schools in our local government area.

Topics include:

 - Better Get it Sorted

 - The 3R's - R U Ready

 - Recycling. It Won't Cost the Earth

 - Wild About Worms

 - Litter, Litter

If your school is interested in booking any of these sessions, please contact our trainer Maura Pigeon of EnviroCom 9724 3889.

 

 

Waste Collection, Waste Education, Waste Management
  • What happens to my recycling?..

    Mon, 01 January 2007
  • An easy to follow guide which teaches you how to build your own worm farm in 4 easy steps...

    Mon, 01 January 2007
  • According to Planet Ark, over 2 billion aluminium cans are recycled every year in Australia. Every can that is recycled saves enough energy to power a television set for 3 hours!..

    Mon, 01 January 2007
  • My bin has been stolen/damaged/not collected. What do I do?

    Mon, 01 January 2007
  • Garbage Collection Days Map...

    Mon, 01 January 2007
  • Roadside waste or placing items on the kerb at non-Council collection times is considered illegal dumping and as a result can incur penalties of up to $750 under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (these fines are doubled for commercial/industrial premises)...

    Mon, 01 January 2007
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