Commercial Waste Industry Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You must comply with this code if you collect waste for commercial purposes.

The code outlines a range of requirements for businesses operating within the commercial waste industry including the minimum standards and requirements for:

  • operating hours
  • maintenance and operation of equipment
  • complaints handling procedures
  • record keeping.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources Important
Comply All Commercial Waste Industry Code of Practice - PDF (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1997 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate


Contact details

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