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 MinimisationMinimising your waste can help to reduce costs and impacts on the environment.
- Controlled WasteControlled waste is the most hazardous category of waste and requires careful management.
- LandfillsEPA Tasmania is responsible for the regulation of landfill activities and undertakes enforcement action for unacceptable waste management practices.
- Waste DataThe EPA 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.
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.