Waste reduction and management

Container Deposit Scheme announced for NSW

NSW Government has announced it will introduce a 10-cent refund container deposit scheme (CDS).The scheme will apply to most drink…[Read More]

Local Nuisance and Litter Control Bill – Consultation report released

EPA SA has finalised a report summarising the consultation process for the Local Nuisance and Litter Control Bill 2015.Formal consultation…[Read More]

Draft Environmental Standard: Composting – Comment sought

WA Department of Environment Regulation (DER) has released a revised draft Environmental Standard: Composting (draft ES) for public consultation.Since the…[Read More]

Updated Guidelines and Environmental Standards on Air, Land, Water, Odour, Landfills, Wastewater Treatment Plants

The following Guidelines and Environmental Standards will be released for consultation on the following dates:Guideline: Emissions to airRelease date July…[Read More]

National waste paint collection and recycling scheme – launched

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has officially launched Paintback – the national waste paint collection and recycling scheme.Paintback, which is…[Read More]

Update on regulating Waste and Industrial Waste in Victoria

EPA Victoria has published new fact sheets governing its role in regulating waste and the requirements for those dealing with…[Read More]

Radioactive Waste Management facility site – shortlisted

Federal Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg has announced that the self-nominated site at the outback Barndioota,…[Read More]

Water for Victoria Discussion Paper – Comment period closing soon

Comments on the Victorian Government’s Water for Victoria discussion paper will close on Friday 13 May 2016.The discussion paper is…[Read More]

Maximum prices for wholesale water and sewage services by Sydney Water and Hunter Water – Discussion Paper released

NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) is conducting a review of the maximum prices Sydney Water and Hunter Water…[Read More]

Study reveals SME attitude to waste and recycling

NSW EPA has released the Social Research on Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) Waste and Recycling – Summary Benchmark Study.The…[Read More]

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