Qld Waste Reduction and Recycling Strategy 2010-2020

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Cabinet – November 2010
Queensland’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Strategy 2010-2020
Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability
1. Queensland’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Strategy 2010-2020 (the Strategy) provides
a long-term strategic direction for waste management and resource recovery over the next
10 years.
2. The goals of the Strategy are to:

reduce waste;

optimise recovery and recycling; and

develop sustainable waste industries and sustainable jobs.
3. To achieve the goals, the Strategy is supported by five key elements. These include: setting
targets and priorities; introducing a price signal; strengthening legislation; delivering
programs and actions that target priorities; and fostering partnerships to deliver behavioural
change.
4. Cabinet approved the release of Queensland’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Strategy
2010-2020.
5. Cabinet approved the release of a Regulatory Assessment Statement, including a costbenefit analysis on a price signal for landfill waste, for public consultation.
6. Attachments

Queensland’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Strategy 2010-2020

Regulatory Assessment Statement

Waste strategy consultation report
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