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Reduce Wood Smoke

Teaching Resources on Wood Smoke

Hands-on Primary and Secondary School teaching resources to highlight the importance of using wood heaters effectively to reduce smoke.

Sustainability Objectives for the Tasmanian EPA

The EPA administers the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA) and applies sustainability considerations through its operations, in line with the objectives of Tasmania's Resource Management and Planning System (RMPS), through means such as:

  • considering the implications of development proposals, and applying conditions to prevent environmental harm, within the broader context of their implications for sustainable development
  • supporting and promoting activities which are recognised as essential for the sustainability of our society into the future, including energy efficiency, waste minimisation and recycling, the circular ​economy,​​resource efficiency, environmental education and innovation
  • providing incentives that further these objectives.

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.