Strategic Waste Infrastructure Planning

Long term planning for waste management at a state level is a priority for the Waste Authority, and is the basis of headline strategy 6 in the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 Action Plan.

The Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 and associated action plan were released in February 2019 establishing the vision that Western Australia will become a sustainable, low-waste, circular economy in which human health and the environment are protected from the impacts of waste.

Headline strategy 06 commits the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation to undertake a strategic review of Western Australia’s waste infrastructure (including landfills) by 2020 to guide future infrastructure.