Waste Minimisation

This page covers ways to reduce our environmental footprint as individual consumers and households. For information on how to correctly dispose of waste see our What Goes Where page.

One of our key objectives is to improve community understanding of issues and opportunities for minimising and managing waste.

Our Waste Minimisation and Management Plan sets targets for dealing with waste over the next six years and provides an action plan to meet those targets. Targets include:

  • reducing the waste disposed of into the landfill; and
  • recycling at least 40% of the waste collected at the roadside from households and 50% of the waste taken to transfer stations.