NSW - Waste Management Legislation - Container deposit scheme & fines

The NSW government is introducing a refund container deposit scheme to assist in the reduction of litter by 40% by 2020. Anyone who returns an empty eligible beverage container to an approved NSW collection depot or reverse vending machine will be eligible for a 10 c refund. The scheme is expected to commence from July 2017.  More

NSW – Waste Management – Operator fined for failing to report and pay levy

A waste operator has been fined $4,000 for failing to pay the liquid waste levy and $750 for failing to submit reports relating to the levy. The operator has over $12,000 in outstanding levy payments from March to May 2015. More


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