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The aim of the Oongkalkada landfill project was to minimise contamination of the environment through the following activities:
The plans to erect a vermin proof fence did not occur due to funding issues but the fencing will still be completed in the future in stages.
A community awareness campaign used posters and public workshops to inform the wider community and visitors of the recovery program to re-use organic waste as well as packaging and as many synthetic products as possible.
Abstract adapted from the Department of Environment and Conservation Waste Authority
Government of Western Australia
168 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Ph: (08) 6467 5325
Department of Environment and Conservation
Waste Management Branch
Locked Bag 104
Bentley DC WA 6983
Ph:(08) 6467 5000
Fax:(08) 6467 5532