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Phasing out exports of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres

COAG
20th March 2020

COAG Decision Regulation Impact Statement – Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

On 13 March 2020, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to ban the exports of waste plastic, paper, tyres and glass with additional supporting government interventions to build recycling markets and associated demand.

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (formerly the Department of the Environment and Energy) prepared a Decision RIS titled Phasing out exports of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres for COAG consideration. The Decision RIS examined the following options and their impacts:

The Decision RIS has been assessed by the Office of Best Practice Regulation as compliant with requirements for a COAG Decision RIS.     

Please note: the Decision RIS is web accessible in Microsoft Word and PDF only and any accessibility queries should be directed to the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.

 

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