The Victorian Organics Resource Recovery Strategy was released on 5 October 2015 – see media release.
The strategy is a key priority of delivering the 30-year Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan.
The strategy provides a strategic statewide approach for government, business/industry and the community to better manage organic wastes by:
The strategy has a 30-year vision, a 10-year strategic outlook and a five-year action plan.
The Victorian Organics Resource Recovery Strategy will:
This strategy provides a statewide approach for government, business/industry and the community to better manage organic wastes.
The Victorian Biomass Assessment (from ABBA) regional profiles are extracts of the ABBA national project. The profiles reveal the estimated quantities of biomass availability (sustainable yield) for each of Victoria's regions for bioenergy or other higher value products.
There are seven strategic directions which prioritise the protection of the environment, human and animal health; and build the knowledge, skills and infrastructure for Victoria to realise the benefits of the better use of organic resources.
A number of SV-led projects are being delivered to realise these.
|Strategic direction||SV-led project|
|1. Best practice environmental management||
EPA led research – application of organic waste to land
|2. Sustainable markets||Market Specification and Quality Assurance (QA) Project – SV working with compost and agricultural sectors to develop voluntary QA scheme to improve end markets|
|3. Leverage existing assets||
Australian Biomass for Bioenergy Assessment
|4. Identify future needs|
|5. Education to facilitate change||Actions being delivered as part of Waste Education Strategy|
|6. Building collective knowledge||
Optimising Kerbside Collection Systems
|7. Streamlined governance and strong leadership||Delivery of government framework (coordination of working group for alignment of organics management framework)|
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