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NSW first Litter Prevention Strategy

The Premier has committed to reduce the volume of litter in NSW by 40% by 2020 (find out more about the Premier's Priorities ) This draft NSW Litter Prevention Strategy (PDF 3.6MB) is a first for NSWA critical http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/wastestrategy/litterstrategy.htmHTML   2017

Council litter grants

Program snapshot NSW EPA Council Litter Prevention Grants Eligible bodies: NSW local councils and Regional Waste Groups Contact: (02) 9995-5000 or litter.prevention@epa.nsw.gov.au Managed by: NSW Environment Protection http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/wastegrants/council-litter.htmHTML   2017

Using bottles to track the movement of litter

On the 21 st and 22 nd March 2017, the NSW Environment Protection Authority launched 40 GPS tracked plastic bottles into harbours, rivers and lakes across the state to demonstrate how litter can travel once http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/litter/bottle-tracking.htmHTML   2017

Contacts for waste and litter pollution

Where the depositing of waste causes or threatens material harm to the environment, a number of authorities must be notified - see duty to notify Members of the public wishing to report or inquire about waste http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/pollution/wastelitter.htmHTML   2016

Understanding your litter problem

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has developed an easy-to-use Local Litter CheckThis is available to the community, councils and other land managers, free of charge, to help you understand and design solutions http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/litter/understand-problem.htmHTML   2016

Hey Tosser! program infographic references

Packaging Impacts Decision Regulation Impact Statement (PDF 7.15MB) , prepared for the former COAG Standing Council on Environment and Water, March 2014 Based on an EPA analysis of the 2015�“16 National http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/litter/hey-tosser-references.htmHTML   2016

How will the Scheme work?

Once Return and Earn, the NSW container deposit scheme, is operational on 1 December 2017, consumers can present an eligible beverage container to a collection point and be paid 10 cents per container Beverage suppliers' http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/waste/cds-works.htmHTML   2017

Waste strategy and policies

NSW Government strategies and polices relating to waste stem from the objectives and requirements set out in the NSW waste legislation particularly the Waste and Resource Recovery Act 2001 Within this framework, the NSW http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/wastestrategy/index.htmHTML   2017

Consultation on the Scheme and legislation

Return and Earn, the NSW container deposit scheme, will be regulated by the NSW EPA under certain laws and policies Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2001 On 19 October, Part 5 of the http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/waste/cds-consult.htmHTML   2017

Do you want more information?

The NSW Government has hosted a number of stakeholder forums and public consultations, to ensure that feedback from industry and community groups affected by the introduction of the Scheme are known and have been considered. http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/waste/cds-info.htmHTML   2017