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Understanding what happens outside of your own perception is always eyeopening and educational, plus gives you a better understanding of and empathy towards what goes on. Ever wondered what happens when your waste leaves your verge? Whether you do, or you don't, Recycle Right's Community Tours of the Regional Resource Recovery Centre is a great way to educate yourself about how we can be kinder towards Mother Earth. It's also a source of inspiration that teaches us how to be mindful and lends awareness of our shopping habits.

Come along to the RRRC in Canning Vale at 350 Bannister Rd, Canning Vale, and see exactly what happens to your waste. The tour is FREE and you'll visit a few main areas as follows.

The Materials Recovery Facility, where recyclables are separated, baled and sold for reuse
The Green Waste Facility, where garden waste is turned into mulch
The Waste Composting Facility, so you can learn how the general waste bin was turned into compost and what now happens with the FOGO materials
The Education Centre, where there are lots more resources to help you to reuse, reduce and recycle

The tour is open to all residents from the Perth metropolitan area and beyond.


Bookings are essential as follows. Participants must be minimum of 6 years of age and wearing enclosed shoes.

Sat 6 Mar 2021 from 9am to 10.30am - Community Tour: Regional Resource Recovery Centre - register here. Please also complete the booking form and email to tours@smrc.com.au

The tour below is available for WMRC member and participating council residents of Cambridge, Claremont, Cottesloe, Mosman Park, Peppermint Grove, and Subiaco only! If you are from a non-member council please email community@wmrc.wa.gov.au and you'll be informed if and when spots become available.

Thu 18 Mar 2021 from 10am to 11.30am - Recycling Facility Tour - register here - This tour involves spending approximately 30 minutes walking outdoors on bush paths around the site. A reasonable level of physical fitness is required. Kids (older than 6 years old) are welcome on the tour, and must be registered for their own ticket and be accompanied by an adult. Closed footwear is essential and it's strongly recommended that you wear long pants, a hat, and sunscreen, and bring a water bottle. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and a light morning tea will be provided at the end of the tour.

Please note: in spring and summer, snakes begin to emerge to bask in the sun and there may be an increase in sightings around the facility. In the unlikely event of a situation, your tour guide is trained in first aid should an emergency arise.

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Why? Tours of the Regional Resource Recovery Centre in Canning Vale. Find out what happens to your waste once it leaves your verge
When: Sat 6 March and Thu 18 March 2021
Where: 350 Bannister Rd, Canning Vale, WA
Cost: FREE but MUST REGISTER
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Hi Jen, thanks for your article regarding the RRRC tours. The link that you posted does not have any info. This is the reply that I got from them, and I found out somewhere else that their Facebook page is Recyle Right. You might want to update your article. Regards, Deb :)

Hi, apparently there is a tour of RRRC in Canningvale on Saturday 6th March 2021 and Thursday 18th March, but I can't find this info here on Fb or on your website. Can you please advise? Thanks.

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Recycle Right WA
Hi Debbie, here's the link to the Facebook event for the tour on March 6thhttps://fb.me/e/1wUGFZTW7
by debbi (score: 0|8) 48 days ago
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