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  • Landfill Levy Increase effective 1 January 2010: Letter of Information »

    Letter of notification that the Waste Avoidance and Resources Recovery Amendment Bill was passed 1 December 2009, which brings into effect the landfill levy increase on 1 January 2010.

  • Landfill Waste Classification and Waste Definitions 1996 (As amended) »

    This document is intended to provide guidance and criteria to be applied in determining the classification of wastes for acceptance to landfills licensed or registered in Western Australia in accordance with Part V of the Environmental Protection Act 1986. More stringent waste acceptance criteria than those listed in this document may be imposed by landfill operators. Similarly, Department of Environment (DoE) licence conditions may apply more stringent acceptance criteria as appropriate. Where additional guidance is required, landfill operators should contact the relevant licensing officer using the contact information provided in the licence.