Twenty five years ago (February 1991) the Tamala Park landfill opened and received its first load of waste.
Tamala Park landfill was developed in the northern reaches of the Perth metro area to provide landfill space for the then Cities of Perth, Stirling and Wanneroo. It first received waste in 1991 receiving in that year just under 33,000 tonnes, a meagre total by today’s standards (2015 saw over 266,000 tonnes delivered). Over 6 million tonnes have been deposited over the 25 years.
Tamala Park was developed and remains as an industry best practice landfill and at one time was the largest landfill in the State.