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Introduction of the Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020

07 Sep 2020

On Thursday 27 August 2020, the Australian Government introduced new legislation into Parliament, the Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill 2020, to implement the export ban on waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres, and to incorporate the existing Product Stewardship Act 2011, with a number of improvements.

The Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill legislative package is available on the Parliamentary website and on the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment website. You can also monitor the progress of the Bill through Parliament.

AS 5377 - Management of Electrical & Electronic Equipment for Re-use or Recycling

Please note that the following draft is open for public comment:

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Draft Number: AS 5377
Title: Management of electrical and electronic equipment for re-use or recycling
Project Committee:  EV-019 E-waste
Public Comment Closing Date:   20/10/2020 23:59

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You can view the draft and any incoming comments here after entering your Standards Australia (SA) Connect login details.

All comments are to be submitted on the SA Connect. Follow the link above, login and select the Comment button.




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