Commercial Waste Industry Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory

Description

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
  • equipment operation and maintenance
  • handling complaints
  • record keeping.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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

Act(s) name

Environment Protection Act 1997 ACT

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Environment

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Environment Protection Authority

Environment

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: 16 Challis Street
Dickson, Australian Capital Territory 2602
Phone: 13 22 81
Email: environment.protection@act.gov.au