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Waste Management

The EPA applies a modern and effective regulatory approach in Tasmania to reduce the impacts of waste generation and to significantly increase the reuse, recycling and sustainable treatment of wastes. The EPA is responsible for the regulation of waste management activities and supports businesses committed to sustainable resource management.
  • Waste Minimisation
    Minimising your waste can help to reduce costs and impacts on the environment.
  • Controlled Waste
    Controlled waste is the most hazardous category of waste and requires careful management.
  • Landfills
    EPA Tasmania is responsible for the regulation of landfill activities and undertakes enforcement action for unacceptable waste management practices.
  • Waste Data
    The EP‚ÄčA gathers and collates a range of waste and recycling data, which is provided to the Australian Government for integration into the national waste reporting system.

Waste and Wastewater Section
134 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au

The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.