Guideline: Better practice organics recycling

for operators in the organics recycling industry in Western Australia.
Last updated: 16 January 2023

Provides guidance on environmental performance objectives and identifies benchmark controls for the planning, design and operation of organics recycling facilities. Defines ‘better practice’ for organics recycling facilities in relation to the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030

The guideline will apply to all existing organics recycling facilities that are prescribed premises and new applications for a works approval or licence for organics recycling facilities under Part V Division 3 of the Environmental Protection Act 1986.

The draft guideline was open for public consultation from 25 May 2020 to 25 November 2020. You can view the consultation summary report of the submissions and our responses to the draft guideline.

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