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Environmental Issues

Waste and recycling

NSW container deposit scheme

On 8 May 2016 the Premier, the Hon Mike Baird MP, and the Minister for the Environment, the Hon Mark Speakman MP, announced details of a NSW container deposit scheme (CDS) to commence from July 2017 to tackle litter across the state and improve recycling. The NSW Government is now seeking feedback on the draft Waste and Resource Recovery Amendment (Container Deposit Scheme) Bill 2016 (the Bill) and the regulatory framework that will underpin the scheme.

Page last updated: 22 September 2016