News for the Earth Carers community -  making good waste practices normal in the Western Suburbs
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Earth Carers have been spotted at a variety of events this summer! Thanks to everyone who has volunteered or attended one of our events. Without our committed volunteers we simply could not do as much as we do. By getting involved you are helping to spread the message and inspire others.
So what else are we up to in our mission to make good waste practices normal in the Western Suburbs? Read on...

And some other news...

Register now and learn to live with less waste

Want to learn how to live with less waste? Want to set up your own worm farm or compost? Or do you want to expand your zero waste knowledge with like-minded people? Then register your interest for our next Earth Carers Course. The FREE Earth Carers course is designed for Perth’s Western Suburb residents and gives you the skills and support you need. Plus course participants can also join our Earth Carers community and participate in the many exciting workshops and events we have planned.

When: May 10th, 13th, 17th, 20th and 24th

 To register your interest visit the Earth Carers website.


Volunteers needed at Perth Garden Festival

Earth Carer volunteers are needed at the Perth Garden Festival. You will be educating people on composting and worm farms. Earth Carers who volunteer will receive a free entry ticket to the Perth Garden Festival for the day of their shift.
When: April 27th - April 30th
Where: McCallum Park, Victoria Park

To volunteer email Peg Davies, Mindarie Regional Council. Shifts are either 9.00am – 12:30pm or 12:30pm – 4:00pm on Thursday, Friday or Saturday.

Festival teaches community less is best

The Less is More Festival is over for another year. The Festival brought together the community for a day of skill-sharing workshops and presentations covering topics such as waste, sustainability, gardening, cooking and lifestyle. Hosted and presented by Earth Carers volunteers and friends from around Perth and was held at the Grove library. Feedback is currently being sought from those who attended the Festival if you liked to contribute please contact us.

International Compost Week

Get the dirt on all things compost! International Compost Week is on Sunday 7th May to Saturday 13th May with activities and events planned around the importance of compost. Our very own Earth Carers Course which commences May 10th will also provide people with the tools they need to start a compost bin in their own backyard. To find out more on other events planned visit International Compost Week.

Recycling changes at City of Subiaco

The City of Subiaco is currently introducing comingled recycling making it easier for their residents as they no longer need to separate paper from other recyclables. The recycling service for City of Subiaco residents will operate on a fortnightly roster and all recyclables can be placed in the yellow lid bin, with any overflow in the red lid bin. To find out more visit

Clean Schools Program

Do you have a litter problem at your school? Free professional learning sessions presented by Keep Australia Beautiful WA are available to teachers and support staff. The Clean Schools Program provides a step-by-step guide on how to run a whole school litter prevention program.  To find out more visit Keep Australia Beautiful.

Eco May 2017

Love WA’s unique wildlife and environment? Host or attend an Eco May community event, and help celebrate and protect our beautiful State. The Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) is available to support and promote these events. To find out more visit CCWA.



About WMRC Waste Educators and Earth Carers

We work to make good waste practices normal in the Western Suburbs.  This includes events and programs like Plastic Free JulyLess is More Festival, and the Earth Carers Course.  We provide bins for batteries, globes and other tricky things.  

Once you have completed an Earth Carers Course you can join our Earth Carers Volunteers who help us with all of these and more.
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