Approval to Deposit Commercial or Industrial Waste in a Receptacle - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to dispose of commercial or industrial waste into a waste receptacle that is to be collected by Council or an authorised person. The type of waste that is counted as commercial or industrial waste is as follows:

  • Hot or burning ashes;
  • Oil, motor spirit or other flammable liquid;
  • Liquid, paint, or other solvent;
  • Bricks, concrete, earth or other like substances;
  • Drugs, dressings, bandages, swabs or blood samples unless placed in a sealed impervious container;
  • Hospital, medical, veterinary, laboratory or pathological substances containing blood unless placed in a sealed impervious container;
  • Syringes, needles, surgical hardware, broken glass, sharps or other sharp objects unless placed in a sealed impervious container; or
  • Cytotoxics, radioactive substances and dangerous chemicals.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Administering agency

Contact the Local Council

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Contact details

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