Cleanaway promotes important initiatives such as recycling within the community and run both school-based and business-based education programs.

Through our simple to use strategies, organisations can increase resource recovery; minimise waste; reduce contamination levels in recycling and organics bins; reduce waste going to landfill and improve recycling participation.

Education is central to raising awareness about the importance of recycling and in changing behaviours.

Cleanaway's Local Education Officer is available to engage and educate community members and students each year through our nationally distributed education programs and workshops. Learning about waste and the correct use of recycling services helps raise the community's environmental awareness and can make a real difference by increasing recycling and reducing the amount of rubbish being sent to landfill.

Where does my recycling go?

Once your kerb side recycling has been collected by Cleanaway's recycling truck it is delivered to Albany's Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) located at the Harahan Road Waste Minimisation Facility where it is sorted and bailed into the various items ready to be sent to recyclers to be turned into new products. To watch a video of Albany's MRF in action please follow the following link.