Plastic campaign reaps reward

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The City of Kwinana has received a commendable award in the category of Climate Change at the 2019 Local Government Policy Awards held on Thursday, August 8.

The awards recognise local governments for their positive influence on legislation, policy and services that promote the health and wellbeing of children and young people.

The award was in support of the City’s recent “Beyond the Plastic” campaign.

Mayor Carol Adams, pictured, said the initiative featured several projects presented in partnership with communities and the City.

“Central to this initiative was the showcase of artworks created by local primary school children with the assistance of environmental artist Calvin Chee,” she said

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“The project provided a positive and creative platform for children to gain a greater understanding of plastic waste and its impact on marine environments.”

To read more about how the city is tackling climate change https://www.kwinana.wa.gov.au/our-services/environment-sustainability/waterandenergy/Pages/default.aspx.

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