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  • Draft State waste infrastructure plan

    Long-term planning for waste infrastructure at a state level is the basis of headline strategy 6 in the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 Action Plan. It supports the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 vision for the state to become a sustainable, low-waste, circular economy in which human health and the environment are protected from the impacts of waste. The draft state waste infrastructure plan has been developed to provide a long-term information... More
    Closed 23 June 2023
  • Public consultation of Draft regulations for e-waste ban

    We are seeking public comment on the consultation draft of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery (e-waste) Regulations 2023 (draft Regulations) using the feedback template in Appendix 1 of the information paper . The draft Regulations have been developed under the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2007 and include the following key focus areas: a Schedule of applicable e-waste items, ensuring sufficient detail for the scope of items included in the ban ... More
    Closed 22 November 2023
  • Environmental Protection (Industrial Chemicals) Regulations 2023

    We are seeking public comment on the Consultation draft of the Environmental Protection (Industrial Chemicals) Regulations 2023 . Regulations are required to implement the Industrial Chemicals Environmental Management Standard (IChEMS) in Western Australia to minimise environmental risks from industrial chemicals and provide a streamlined and nationally consistent approach. Background The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has been working... More
    Closed 5 February 2024
  • Plan for Plastics - Stage 2 regulations (barrier bags) - consultation survey for businesses

    The Western Australian Plan for Plastics provides a roadmap for banning single-use plastic items in a staged approach. Western Australians showed strong support for the Plan for Plastics, with more than 98 per cent of those surveyed saying they supported further action on single-use plastics. Many Western Australians identified barrier bags (also known as produce bags) as a priority area for action. Conventional soft plastic barrier bags are commonly made from LDPE, HDPE,... More
    Opened 22 April 2024
  • Have your say in WA’s waste strategy review

    Western Australia’s Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 (waste strategy) sets out objectives and strategies for transitioning the state towards a circular economy. Released in 2019, the strategy contains a vision for WA to become a sustainable, low‑waste, circular economy in which public health and the environment are protected from the impacts of waste. The Waste Authority is leading a review of the waste strategy. The review provides an... More
    Opened 29 May 2024
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