Let's not draw the short straw

The Western Australian Government is seeking your input on approaches to reduce single-use plastic items.

The issues paper outlines the impacts and potential solutions.

Single use plastic issue paper

Have your say

You can complete our online survey, write to us or attend a community workshop.

Complete online survey

You can also make a written submission by email or by mail to:

Reducing single-use plastic
Department of Water and Environmental Regulation
Locked Bag 10 Joondalup DC WA 6919

The closing date and time for submissions is Friday 12 July 2019, 5pm (AWST).

After the closing date, we will collate and summarise the survey responses and written submissions then publish the results on our website. We will analyse responses carefully and recommend options for consideration to the Minister for Environment.

Community workshops

We will be hosting 10 community workshops across WA to present, discuss, and listen to your views on single-use plastics. For dates, see below. Please register your attendance online or phone 08 9271 7166.

Register for workshop

Regional

Location Date (2019) Venue Address Time
Bunbury Thursday,
23 May
City of Bunbury,
Function Room
Wittenooom Street,
Bunbury
6-8pm
Albany Tuesday,
28 May
Centennial
Stadium
156 Lockyer Avenue,
Centennial Park
6-8pm
Karratha Tuesday,
11 June
Welcome Lotteries
House
7 Morse Court,
Karratha
6-8pm
Port Hedland Thursday,
13 June
Wanangkura Stadium,
Jimblebar Function Room
Hamilton Road,
South Hedland
6-8pm
Broome Wednesday,
19 June
Broome
Lotteries House
Lot 642 Cable Beach
Road East, Broome
6-8pm
Kalgoorlie Wednesday,
26 June
Goldfields Arts Centre,
Function Room
35 Cheetham Street,
Kalgoorlie
6-8pm
Geraldton  Wednesday,
3 July
Geraldton Multipurpose Centre,
Function Room
250 Marine Terrace,
Geraldton
6-8pm

Metropolitan

Location Date (2019) Venue Address Time
Cockburn Monday,
20 May
Cockburn Bowling and Recreational
Club, Function Room
40 Birchley Road,
Yangebup
6-8pm
Joondalup Monday,
8 July
Prime House 8 Davidson Terrace,
Joondalup
1.30-3.30pm
Perth Tuesday,
4 June
Burswood on Swan 1 Camfield Drive,
Burswood
6-8pm

Resources

Please print and display our workshop flyer to help us promote the workshops.

Workshop flyer

You can download and share details of our workshops using the social media resources below.

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Instagram - Bunbury

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Twitter - Bunbury

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Further information

Phone: 08 6364 7000

Email: plastic-action@dwer.wa.gov.au

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For further information on reducing waste, you can also visit Own Your Impact.