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The EPP will progressively ban wastes from being disposed of to landfill as follows:

Product Coverage
From 1 September 2010  
Hazardous waste Statewide
Lead acid batteries Statewide
Liquid waste Statewide
Medical waste Statewide
Oil Statewide
Whole tyres1 Statewide
Aggregated cardboard and paper2 Statewide
Aggregated glass packaging3 Statewide
Aggregated metals4 Statewide
Aggregated PET or HDPE plastic packaging5 Statewide
Vegetative matter collected by councils6 Statewide
From 1 September 2011  
Vehicles Statewide
PP or LDPE plastic packaging7 Statewide
Whitegoods Statewide
From 1 September 2012  
PVC or PS plastic packaging8 Statewide
Fluorescent lighting9 Adelaide Metro
Computer monitors & televisions10 Adelaide Metro
Whole earth mover tyres Statewide
From 1 September 2013  
Fluorescent lighting11 Statewide
Computer monitors & televisions12 Statewide
Other electrical or electronic equipment Statewide

Notes

  1. Whole tyres other than earth mover tyres and tyres that have been exposed to radioactive materials through mining operations.
  2. Aggregated for resource recovery separate from other waste.
  3. Aggregated for resource recovery.
  4. Aluminium, copper, steel or iron or a blend or alloy of any such metals aggregated for resource recovery (whether alone or with other recyclables), other than metal products with components of different metals that cannot be readily separated.
  5. Aggregated for resource recovery (whether alone or with other recyclables).
  6. Aggregated for resource recovery and collected by a council by a kerbside waste collection service operated as a separate collection service for such waste, other than such waste collected from within a quarantine area under the Fruit & Plant Protection Act 1992.
  7. Aggregated for resource recovery (whether alone or with other recyclables).
  8. Aggregated for resource recovery (whether alone or with other recyclables).
  9. And any other lighting that contains mercury.
  10. Including components, subassemblies and consumables that are part of the equipment when discarded.
  11. And any other lighting that contains mercury.
  12. Including components, subassemblies and consumables that are part of the equipment when discarded.

ZeroWaste SA (ZWSA) will formulate strategies that develop markets and infrastructure for certain wastes that are to be banned form landfill.

Refer to ZWSA for information on where these materials can be taken for recycling.

Last modified: 27/03/2012 04:58 pm

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