Recycling Victoria commits to new Waste and Recycling Act & Authority

Recycling Victoria has committed to develop a new waste and recycling Act and waste authority.  The Act will seeks to:

  • lift the performance of the recycling sector
  • support the EPA to achieve its ambitious resource recovery targets
  • ensure waste and recycling services are reliable and meet community expectations
  • ensure greater transparency and service standards across the state
  • better govern Victoria’s waste and recycling systems
  • hold waste service providers to account
  • ensure recent recycling disruptions are not repeated.

Timeline (@ 10 June)

  • Targeted consultation – Now
  • More detailed consultation on proposed model -Second half of 2020
  • Bill at Parliament – Second half of 2021
  • Bill enacted – By end of 2021
  • Transition to new arrangement – TBD



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