Waste Education

The City of Marion is committed to actively encouraging, promoting  and supporting sustainable waste management practices and minimising waste.

Council's Waste and Recycling Education Officer is available to deliver free presentations and workshops, to provide recycling and waste management advice, and to provide practical guidance to residents, community groups, schools and businesses.

Community Tour: Not a Load of Rubbish!
Community education
School and preschool education
Education resources
How to book a presentation

Community Tour: Not a Load of Rubbish!

Have you ever wondered what happens to your waste, recyclables and organic materials once they are collected from your kerb? 

You can find out on one of our FREE community tours for City of Marion residents. 

Sites to be visited include the Adelaide Waste and Recycling Centre at North Plympton, Jeffries Group composting, Adelaide Resource Recovery, VISY Recycling and E-cycle SA.

When: Monday 20 November 2017
Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm
Meeting point: Cooinda Neighbourhood Centre at 9.15am for prompt bus departure at 9.30am

Bring your own lunch (tea and coffee provided).

Register on the event booking website.


Community education 

Our Waste and Recycling Education Officer is available for guest presentations to community groups. Presentations range from 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on group requirements. Topics include:


School and preschool education

Our waste and recycling education programs offer a range of free, fun and interactive sessions on recycling and waste minimisation topics, including:

Sessions can be tailored to suit the needs of your group. You can combine topics to suit your specific questions about waste. School presentations range from individual classes to assembly or meetings with staff and parents.

Sessions are normally 40-50 minutes but can be as short as 20-30 minute talk, or a longer two hour workshop, depending on your needs.


Education resources 

Posters available for download:


There are many fantastic resources available online for waste and recycling education from the following sites:


How to book a waste education presentation or workshop  

If you would like to book an education program or find out more information, please contact:

City of Marion
Waste and Recycling Education Officer
Phone: 8375 6600 / 0412 057 104
Email: waste@marion.sa.gov.au


T: +61 8375 6600 | E: council@marion.sa.gov.au
245 Sturt Road, SA 5047, Australia
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